Industrial Design Degrees in Miami, FL with Course Descriptions

Nov 28, 2018

There are two schools within a 25-mile radius of Miami, Florida, that offer degree programs in industrial design, and one is less than 10 minutes from downtown. Learn about this program, and get info on the school's admission and program requirements to make an informed education decision.

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Miami, FL, School with an Industrial Design Degree Program

  • Located approximately eight miles from downtown Miami, the University of Miami offers a bachelor's degree program in industrial engineering that includes instruction in design. The university also offers a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering and a Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial Engineering.

School Information

This table showcases pertinent facts about the school to help prospective students decide on their education.

University of Miami
School Type 4-year, private, not-for-profit*
Total Enrollment (2017) 17,003*
Campus Setting Large suburb*
Tuition and Fees (2017-2018) $48,484 for undergraduate students*
Percent of First-Year Students Receiving Some Form of Financial Aid (2016-2017) 76%*
Acceptance Rate (2017) 36%*
Retention Rate (Fall 2016 to Fall 2017) 91% of full-time students*
Graduation Rate (Students who started 2011) 84%*

Source: *National Center for Education Statistics.

University of Miami

This school offers students the opportunity to study industrial design at both the undergraduate and graduate level. These degrees offer students the chance to choose an area of specialization.

Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering with a Concentration in Manufacturing

This degree program includes a concentration in manufacturing and it's accredited by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET). Students will need to complete 128 credits in order to earn this degree. Areas of interest include calculus, economics, chemistry for engineers, industrial safety engineering, product design and computer simulation systems. A senior project will also be required in the final semester.

Master of Science in Industrial Engineering

This master's program offers a variety of specializations in areas like quality engineering, operations research, manufacturing engineering, health care systems and engineering management. In addition to a research project worth three credits, students will engage in coursework such as the design of experiments, ergonomics and occupational biomechanics, advanced production systems, robotics and statistical quality control.

Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial Engineering

The doctoral program in industrial engineering includes 36 credits of coursework paired with 12 credits of a dissertation. Students will also study a particular concentration area like ergonomics and human factors, operation research or statistics. General electives will provide discussion on topics such as advanced materials handling, software engineering and productivity in the public and non-profit sectors.

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