The goal of the master's program in Quality Systems Engineering is to prepare students with the multidisciplinary skills, knowledge, expertise in cutting-edge technologies and best practices needed for designing, modeling, analyzing and optimizing the next-generation quality systems and processes throughout their life cycles.
The program is designed to provide multidisciplinary engineering and project management training for students on current and emerging engineering technologies, including machine learning, data analytics and data-driven decision-making, lean engineering and supply chain management, artificial intelligence, intelligent quality systems, smart cities, multi-agent systems, data-driven diagnostics and prognostics, cloud computing, Internet of Things, engineering design, and industry 4.0. Students will acquire hands-on training combined with analytical and computer skills that are highly sought after by employers in various industries ranging from information technology, manufacturing and transportation to healthcare and aerospace.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Building Engineering, Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, or any engineering or science discipline provided that the student has the appropriate background.
Proficiency in English. Applicants whose primary language is not English must demonstrate that their knowledge of English is sufficient to pursue graduate studies in their chosen field. Please refer to the Graduate Admission page for further information on the Language Proficiency requirements and exemptions.
Students must complete a total of 45 credits of course work at the 6000 or 7000 level.
12 credits – Core Courses
INSE 6210 - Total Quality Methodologies in Engineering (4 credits) INSE 6220 - Advanced Statistical Approaches to Quality (4 credits) INSE 6230 - Total Quality Project Management (4 credits)
16 credits minimum – Chosen from
Courses offered by CIISE from topic areas E66, E68, E70 and E02.
Remaining credits – Chosen from
Other courses offered by the Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science. Students shall only take one of the following courses: INSE 6961 (1-credit seminar), ENGR 6991 (5-credit project course) or ENCS 6931 (9-credit Industrial Stage and Training course).
*Winter Application deadline has been extended to August 1.
Priority will be given to those who apply within the official deadlines listed above. Some programs may continue to accept applications after these deadlines. For more information, please contact the department.