According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of industrial engineers is expected to grow 10% from 2016 to 2026, faster than the national average for other occupations. With a median salary of more than $87,000, people in this field can enjoy tremendous career prospects.

While other traditional engineering majors tend to focus on specific applications of skill sets, an industrial engineering education from Wayne State offers the flexibility to build a career in the industry of one's choice. Industrial engineers often begin their careers with varying job titles, including production engineer, quality engineer, management engineer, productivity manager, process engineer and others. A number of global industry leaders — many located right down the street from the university — consistently look to hire Wayne State ISE graduates, particularly in manufacturing, supply chain management, health care and other related engineering fields.