Integrated Product Development

Integrated Product Development

The Integrated Product Development degree is an integrated Master of Engineering degree program. The core courses emphasize the design, manufacture, implementation, and life-cycle issues of engineering systems. The remaining courses provide a disciplinary focus. The program embraces and balances qualitative as well as quantitative aspects and utilizes state-of-the-art tools and methodologies. It aims to educate students in problem-solving methodologies, modeling, analysis, simulation, and technical management. The program trains engineers in relevant software applications and their productive deployment and integration in the workplace.

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Core Courses
  • IPD 601 Integrated Product Development I
  • IPD 602 Integrated Product Development II
  • IPD 611 Modeling and Simulation
  • IPD 612 Project Management and Organizational Design
Engineering Tracks
Armament Engineering
  • ME 504 Interior Ballistics and Design for Projection
  • ME 505 Theory and Performance of Propellants and Explosives I
  • ME 506 Theory of Performance of Propellants and Explosives II
  • ME 507 Exterior Ballistics
  • ME 508 Terminal Ballistics

Computer Engineering
  • CPE 643 Logical Design of Digital Systems I
  • CPE 645 Image Processing and Computer Vision
  • CPE 654 Design and Analysis of Network Systems
  • CPE 690 Introduction to VLSI Design
  • EE 663 Digital Signal Processing I

Electrical Engineering
  • CPE 643 Logical Design of Digital Systems I
  • CPE 690 Introduction to VLSI Design
  • EE 602 Analytical Methods in Electrical Engineering
  • EE 603 Linear System Theory
  • EE 605 Probability and Stochastic Processes I
  • EE 663 Digital Signal Processing I

Manufacturing Technologies
  • ME 560 Total Quality Control
  • ME 564 Principles of Optimum Design and Manufacture
  • ME 566 Design for Manufacturability
  • ME 598 Introduction to Robotics
  • ME 621 Introduction to Modern Control Engineering
  • ME 652 Advanced Additive Manufacturing

Systems Reliability & Design
  • SYS 595 Design of Experiments and Optimization
  • SYS 605 Systems Integration
  • SYS 650 System Architecture and Design

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Admission Requirements

Admission into the Graduate Certificate or Master's Degree programs requires an undergraduate degree in Engineering, or in a related discipline, with a grade point average of "B" or better from an accredited college or university.

Required Documentation

All applicants must submit the following documents to be considered for admission:

  • Completed online application for admission
  • Official college transcripts from all colleges attended
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose
  • GRE scores*
  • Application fee

Optional Documents:

  • Resume/CV

* Starting Fall 2014 GRE scores required for all applicants applying into a full-time graduate program in the School of Engineering and Sciences. (Code #2819) All scores are only valid for five years prior to the application term. GRE required for all PhD applicants.

Additional Requirements for International Applicants

TOEFL/IELTS - International students (Code #2819).  For English language proficiency requirements please click here.

Approximately two weeks following receipt of the above material, you will receive a decision letter from the Office of Graduate Admissions. If accepted you will receive an acceptance letter outlining the program to which you were accepted, as well as your assigned Academic Advisor's contact information.

For questions related to program requirements please check with the Office of Graduate Admissions at [email protected].

For more details on deadlines and how to apply please visit the Office of Graduate Admissions website at