Graduate Degrees offered: M.S. in Manufacturing Systems Engineering


Lehigh's award-winning program in Manufacturing Systems Engineering is cross-disciplinary between the P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the College of Business and Economics. The M.S. in Manufacturing Systems Engineering program offers engineers, scientists, and managers in industry opportunities to develop skills that enable them to improve their operations while developing their careers.

Key features of the program include:

  • Courses in agile and lean manufacturing, e-commerce, international supply-chain management, sustainability, and other current topics that can be immediately applied to the workplace;
  • The opportunity to work on teams with other professionals to solve real-time problems;
  • Flexibility — part-time students can complete the degree requirements in two years. Classes are offered on campus and through Lehigh's Distance Education program. (Visit the Office of Distance Education Web site learn more about Distance Ed options for MSE.)

The Manufacturing Systems Engineering program allows students to integrate systems perspectives with interdisciplinary education, combining the academic study of engineering and business with project work and topical industry-related research activities.

The program covers business planning and management, product design, and manufacturing processes and technology. It emphasizes that quality assurance is introduced at the design level and monitored through the total manufacturing cycle, including customer service.


Center for Manufacturing Systems Engineering
Lehigh University
200 West Packer Avenue
Bethlehem, PA 18015-3176
Phone: (610) 758-5157

E-mail: Brianne Lisk
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