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Graduate Programs & Admissions

The ISE department seeks motivated, well-prepared students to apply for admissions to our Master's-level and Ph.D. degree programs in industrial and systems engineering at the main Blacksburg campus and the greater Washington, D.C., metro area in Falls Church and Arlington.

Graduate Program Areas

The faculty take special pride in our graduate program that provides our students with almost complete coverage of the field of industrial and systems engineering (ISE). Graduate study in ISE is available in the areas below. 

For detailed information on graduate-level degree and course offerings, please see our ISE Graduate Manual.

Force-Add requests to ISE courses should be submitted online via the link below (PID required):


Please note the following when filling out the form:

  • You are submitting a request to force-add an ISE course that you are unable to add via Hokie Spa.
    * Force-add requests for professor or time preference will not be processed.

  • Ensure that there are no holds on your account.
    * We cannot lift holds to add a course to your schedule.

  • Ensure that there are no time conflicts with your requested course or CRN.

  • The ISE department cannot force-add classes non-ISE courses.
    * Please contact the department of the course you wish to force-add.

  • Every effort will be made to process your request in a timely manner. Please be patient

Graduate Program Contacts: