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PhD in Industrial Engineering: Program Information

Oregon State School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering

PhD in Industrial Engineering Program Requirements and Milestones

The major milestones in completing your PhD in industrial engineering at OSU are charted in the following table. Click on the links for details. 

University-wide requirements for earning a doctoral degree at Oregon State are detailed on the OSU Graduate School Website.


Milestone Deadline Reference links
on these pages:
oregon state school of mechanical, industrial and manufacturing engineering Meet with the MIME graduate advisor Meeting should occur prior to end of first term in graduate school. Lynn Paul profile;
Schedule appt
oregon state school of mechanical, industrial and manufacturing engineering Major professor selection and graduate committee formation Must be formed prior to program meeting. Graduate program area leads
oregon state school of mechanical, industrial and manufacturing engineering Coursework and credit requirements Core coursework must be done prior to IE preliminary examination. Transferring credits;
IE grad options;
IE core coursework;
MIME Proposed Graduate Level Courses [Excel sheet]
Oregon State School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering Ethical research training Can be completed at ANY time, but it MUST BE COMPLETED before program of study approval. www.citiprogram.org
oregon state school of mechanical, industrial and manufacturing engineering Program of study development Must be completed prior to program meeting. Program of Study form;
ME coursework/credits;
IE coursework/credits;
PhD Program Meeting
oregon state school of mechanical, industrial and manufacturing engineering

Program meeting

Must be held prior to preliminary examination.

Program of study overview (see above)

oregon state school of mechanical, industrial and manufacturing engineering Preliminary examination No set deadline, but prior to developing final research proposal. OSU Grad School exam scheduling form
oregon state school of mechanical, industrial and manufacturing engineering Research proposal meeting Proposal must be completed and approved prior to commencing dissertation research.
oregon state school of mechanical, industrial and manufacturing engineering Dissertation completion Must be completed prior to final oral examination. OSU Grad School Thesis Guide;
OSU ScholarsArchive;
Step by step instructions for ScholarsArchive;
Instructions and considerations for data sets
oregon state school of mechanical, industrial and manufacturing engineering Final oral examination No more than 5 years after completing preliminary examination. OSU Grad School exam scheduling form