Mission and Objectives


What are the educational objectives of the Industrial Engineering Program at Rutgers University?

  • Graduates will meet the expectations of employers of Industrial Engineers.
  • Qualified graduates will pursue advanced study if they so desire.
  • Graduates will pursue leadership positions in their profession and/or communities.

School of Engineering Mission Statement 

To educate and train the future engineers of a complex, diverse, and global workplace.

Provide high quality, relevant education programs to undergraduate and graduate students using the latest technology and education techniques.

To conduct state-of-the-art research that embraces technology to address societal challenges of a multifaceted United States and a globally connected world.

Create an environment to encourage and assist faculty to become leaders in their fields, and to further gain national and international recognition.

Conduct cutting-edge research in strategically important engineering areas. 

To be resource to local, New Jersey, and regional stakeholders in advancing the public’s interest.

Promote economic development through technology, entrepreneurship, and innovation.