Industrial and Entrepreneurial Engineering (B.S. in Engineering)

Industrial and entrepreneurial engineers are educated for the new economy and entrepreneurs with technical skills have tremendous opportunities and career options. When you earn a B.S. in Engineering (industrial and entrepreneurial), you'll learn both a traditional industrial engineering curriculum and an entrepreneurial focus that emphasizes design, creativity and innovation—all designed to support your pursuits for your future. 


  • $60K-$65K median salary for College of Engineering and Applied Sciences graduates

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  • 1 year additional coursework to earn both a bachelor and an accelerated master's degree

  • 9 of 10 Broncos are employed quickly, working in their field in jobs they like.

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What can I do with an industrial and entrepreneurial engineering degree?

Recent WMU graduates with degrees in industrial and entrepreneurial engineering are working as:

  • Engineers
  • Project managers
  • Consultants

Among the companies they work for are:

  • Consumers Energy 
  • Denso
  • General Motors
  • Graphic Packaging International
  • John Deere
  • Landscape Forms
  • Parker Hannifin
  • Pfizer
  • Steelcase


Are there scholarships available to me?

Yes! A number of scholarships are available for students enrolled in industrial and entrepreneurial engineering at Western. We encourage you to apply for all scholarships that match your interests, career goals and financial or academic needs.

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Professor White

  • Dr. White forced me to think critically and introspectively about the course material.

    Caroline Konstant, student

What will I do in the industrial and entrepreneurial engineering program?

As an industrial and entrepreneurial you will learn from a combination of academic and practical experiences that complement your courses, which include engineering economics, quality control, supply-chain management, ergonomics, computer simulation and operations.

Unique feature

  • Choose 15 credit hours toward any minor you want—giving you an opportunity to customize your education.

Course topics

  • Engineering Graphics
  • Technical Communication
  • Probability for Engineers
  • Statistical Quality Control
  • Entrepreneurial Engineering
  • Simulation Modeling Analysis
  • Ergonomics and Design
  • Circuit Analysis
  • Operations Control in Industry


Ready for more?

Plan your visit to hear about all that the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences has to offer? 

Schedule a tour. When you do, be sure to select College of Engineering and Applied Sciences Tour.

Call or email our manager of recruiting at (269) 276-3270 | Email Scot Conant

Connect with our industrial and entrepreneurial engineering academic advisor by scheduling a virtual or in-person appointment.