Mission and Objectives


What are the educational objectives of the Industrial and Systems Engineering Department at Rutgers University?

  1. Prepare graduates who successfully obtain professional positions requiring strong understanding of the knowledge and skills of engineering profession.
  2. Prepare graduates with a specialization in industrial and systems engineering who are prepared for successful employment and academic opportunities.
  3. Prepare graduates with professional, intellectual and leadership skills necessary to lead a productive life and contribute to the economic advancement and quality of life in the region, state and nation.

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.


The BS in Industrial Engineering is accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET): ABET, Inc., 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202, phone (410) 347-7700