Industrial Engineering PhD

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Program Description

The Industrial Engineering PhD program develops research leaders who can excel in academic settings and applied laboratory or industry environments. Through close collaboration with esteemed faculty members specializing in operations research, production systems, manufacturing, and human factors, our students gain invaluable insights and expertise. The program integrates rigorous coursework with supervised research experiences, culminating in a substantial and independent research project. Students become independent scholars, showcasing their work through presentations at conferences and publications in peer-reviewed journals.

Program Contact

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Office of Graduate Education
415 Bonner Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260

Instruction Method

  • In Person (100 percent of courses offered in person)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time

Credits Required

  • 72 Hours


  • 3 to 5 Years

Application Fee

  • $85

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.