The degree requirements include 33 credit hours of course work. A core of 15 credit hours comprising courses in industrial management, project management, operations systems analysis and modeling, analytical techniques for economic evaluation, and capstone graduate project are required of all students.
An additional 18 credit hours of approved supporting or elective courses complete the course requirements.Elective courses allow specialization in areas such as industrial safety, ergonomics, manufacturing systems analysis, decision sciences, marketing, and finance.
The elective course offerings and potential areas of specialization will permit students to tailor the program to meet specific professional development objectives without compromising relevance to current and prospective occupational responsibilities.
All core courses and required preparatory courses must be completed at the University of Southern Indiana unless a waiver is granted upon admission to the program. Elective courses may be offered in cooperation with other institutions or may be completed at other institutions provided that approval is obtained in advance from the student's graduate study advisor.
|Operations Systems Analysis and Modeling||3 hours|
|Principles and Practices of Project Management||3 hours|
|Economic Evaluation of Industrial Projects||3 hours|
|Industrial Management||3 hours|
|Graduate Project (individual study)||3 hours|
|Leadership Project (cohort study)||3 hours|
Electives may be chosen from the following list to augment the core curriculum in any combination which meets the student's needs for career advancement, provided that in no case may the combination of core courses and chosen electives for any student include more than 15 semester hours of courses from among the offerings of the School of Business.
Electives may be chosen from graduate courses not listed below, provided that the chosen courses are approved in advance by the student's faculty advisor and by the MSIM Program Director.
|IM 601||Special Studies in Industrial Management||3 hours|
|IM 603||Survey of Statistics||3 hours|
|IM 604||Manufacturing Systems Analysis||3 hours|
|IM 614||Interpersonal Communication within Organizations||3 hours|
|IM 621||Human Factors in Design||3 hours|
|IM 625||Principles of Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing||3 hours|
|IM 631||Industrial Safety||3 hours|
|IM 641||Principles and Practices of Quality Management||3 hours|
|IM 698||Individual Study in Industrial Management||3 hours|
|BLAW 618||Legal and Social Environments of Business||3 hours|
|CIS 601||Information Systems and Technology||3 hours|
|DSCI 601||Quantitative Analysis for Operations||3 hours|
|FIN 601||Financial Management and Financial Markets||3 hours|
|MNGT 601||Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management||3 hours|
|MNGT 611||Leadership Skills||3 hours|
|MKTG 601||Marketing Strategies||3 hours|
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