The Department of Industrial Engineering at Dalhousie provides an educational experience that will prepare you to become a successful professional, capable of undertaking both life-long learning and further advanced studies.

What we offer

We offer co-operative and non-co-operative undergraduate programs that aim to develop engineers who will be successful in their careers, able to address technological and societal challenges and prepares them for both life-long learning and further advanced studies.

We also provide opportunities for both course-based and research-based Masters Degrees and earned Doctorates. These graduate programs aim to develop highly-qualified postgraduates who are self-motivated, independent and clear-thinking individuals capable of undertaking an independent research program.

What can I do with a degree in Industrial Engineering?

Job opportunities for Industrial Engineers are both challenging and widely based. Dalhousie graduates are currently practicing Industrial Engineering in all types of work activity ranging from paper product manufacturing, to airlines, to utilities, to hospitals. Invariably, the work assigned is original in its nature requiring the Industrial Engineer be creative in applying his or her abilities to achieve the best solution. Managers require such results if they are to keep their costs under control in this increasingly competitive world. This requirement will sustain the high demand for Industrial Engineers well into the future.