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Master's Program

General Information

Master of Science (MS) in Industrial Engineering program is designed to improve the knowledge and research skills of the students in the analysis and design of the manufacturing and/or service organizations. The MS program will expose the students to the theoretical, technological and practical aspects of industrial engineering and operations research. The main research areas in the program are production planning and inventory control, design and analysis of manufacturing systems, logistics and supply chain, project and machine scheduling, operations research, decision analysis, and quality management.

Options (Thesis and Non-Thesis)

The MS program consists of two options: thesis and non-thesis.

  • The program option with thesis requires successful completion of a minimum of 21 credit hours of course work (seven courses with credit), non-credit IE 590 Graduate Seminar, non-credit RME 500 Research Methods and Ethics, and non-credit Master's Thesis. Each master student in this option should enroll to: IE 590 Graduate Seminar once during their MS program period (but not in the first semester), and IE 591 Special Studies every semester starting from the assignment of the master's thesis. Credits for IE 591 is not counted in the required total minimum credit hours (21 credit hours mentioned above) towards the MS degree.

  • The non-thesis MS program requires successful completion of a minimum of 30 credit hours of course work (10 courses with credit), non-credit RME 500 Research Methods and Ethics, and non-credit IE 592 Graduate Project.

Other Requirements

Language of instruction at Çankaya University is English, and therefore, each applicant has to be fluent in written and spoken English required to follow courses and conduct independent research. Applicants must have a BS degree in Industrial Engineering or a related field. In case the applicant has a bachelor's degree from a department other than Industrial Engineering, s/he may need to take courses from the Scientific Preparation Program before taking master's level courses.

Please visit the web sites and for Turkish and English texts of the Rules and Regulations Governing Graduate Studies.

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Çankaya University, Department of Industrial Engineering
Yukarıyurtçu Mahallesi, Mimar Sinan Caddesi, No:4, 06790, Etimesgut, Ankara, TURKEY
Last Updated: March 26, 2018
Phone: (+90312) 233 1360 · Fax: (+90312) 233 1026