Carrera en Ingeniería Industrial
Carrera en Ingeniería Industrial

Undergraduate degree in Industrial Engineering

Industrial Engineering

Do you like to design, improve and optimize production systems? This program will allow you to generate innovative and sustainable solutions for the benefit of society utilizing production systems, human factors, product design, logistics, and finance.

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Degree Granted
Industrial Engineer.
4 years (144 academic credits, 9 academic semesters).
Tuition fee
Per semester


First Semester16 credit hours

  • Cross-Disciplinary Courses
  • 1.1 Training and Communication in Online Environments 8 credit hours
  • Communication Skills
  • Socio-humanistic and Culture I
  • Socio-humanistic and Culture II
  • Methodology for Virtual Education
  • 1.2 Skills for Structured Thinking 8 credit hours
  • Complex Thinking Structures
  • Mathematical Logic
  • Descriptive Statistics

Second Semester16 credit hours

  • Core Courses
  • 2.1.1 General Biology 4 credit hours
  • 2.1.2 Engineering Foundations 4 credit hours
  • Engineering Foundations
  • Innovation
  • 2.2.1 Differential Calculus 4 credit hours
  • Cross-Disciplinary Courses
  • 2.2.2 Foreign Language I 4 credit hours
  • Foreign Language I
  • Foreign Language II

Third Semester16 credit hours

  • Core Courses
  • 3.1 Formulation and Solution of Differential Equations 8 credit hours
  • Integral Calculus
  • Differential Equations
  • Numerical Methods
  • 3.2.1 Physical Mechanics 4 credit hours
  • Cross-Disciplinary Courses
  • 3.2.2 Foreign Language II 4 credit hours
  • Foreign Language II
  • Foreign Language III

Fourth Semester16 credit hours

  • Core Courses
  • 4.1.1 Business and Management Theory 4 credit hours
  • Macroeconomy
  • Microeconomics
  • 4.1.2 General Chemistry 4 credit hours
  • 4.2.1 Physics Electromagnetism 4 credit hours
  • 4.2.2 Manufacturing Systems and Services 4 credit hours
  • Operations Research
  • Design of Production and Logistics Systems applied in the Manufacturing and Service Processes

Fifth Semester16 credit hours

  • Core Courses
  • 5.1 Multivariate and Functional Analysis 8 credit hours
  • Multivariable Calculus
  • Linear Algebra
  • Probability and Inferential Statistics
  • 5.2.1 Life Cycle Engineering 4 credit hours
  • Study of Work
  • Ergonomics
  • Innovation
  • Market Research
  • Materials Management
  • Cross-Disciplinary Courses
  • 5.2.2 Foreign Language III 4 credit hours
  • Foreign Language III
  • Foreign Language IV

Sixth Semester16 credit hours

  • Core Courses
  • 6.1 Modeling, Simulation and Process Optimization 8 credit hours
  • Sustainable supply chain: modeling, simulation and optimization
  • Cross-Disciplinary Courses
  • 6.2 Culture of Entrepreneurship 8 credit hours
  • Culture of Entrepreneurship I
  • Culture of Entrepreneurship II
  • Culture of Entrepreneurship III

Seventh Semester16 credit hours

  • Core Courses
  • 7.1 Finance in Engineering 8 credit hours
  • Economic Engineering
  • Costs and Budgets
  • Prognosis and Analysis of Statistical Context
  • 7.2.1 Management of Sustainable Projects 4 credit hours
  • Formulation and Evaluation of Sustainable Projects
  • 7.2.2 Organizational Management 4 credit hours
  • Strategic Management
  • Management Skills
  • Trends in the Organizational and Human Resources Field

Eighth Semester16 credit hours

  • Degree Requirements Courses
  • 8.1.1 Integration Project 3 credit hours
  • 8.1.2 Professional Internship 3 credit hours
  • 8.1.3 Research Seminar 2 credit hours
  • Elective Courses
  • 8.2 Elective I 8 credit hours
  • Elective I – Select Emphasis

Ninth Semester16 credit hours

  • Cross-Disciplinary Courses
  • 9.1 Global Environment, Ethics and Society 8 credit hours
  • Colombian Political Constitution and Sustainability
  • Geopolitical Context
  • Descriptive Statistics
  • Core Courses
  • 9.2.1 Integrated Management Systems 4 credit hours
  • Integrated Management Systems
  • Elective Courses
  • 9.2.1 Elective II 4 credit hours
  • Elective II –Select Emphasis

*The tuition fee of the whole program depends on the number of academic credits enrolled by the student.

Academic credit fee is subject to annual increases determined by Universidad Ean and authorized by the Colombian Ministry of Education – MEN (by its initials in Spanish).

If you are interested in a homologation process, your enrollment will be subject to the corresponding academic study and the academic program defined by the Universidad Ean. For more information, contact our service lines.

SNIES code (National Higher Education Information System): 107154, Res. nº. 8943 of the Colombian Ministry of Education- 05/31/18, effective until 05/31/25. City: Bogotá D.C., Cundinamarca, Colombia, South America.

Why should you study Industrial Engineering?

International Mobility

You can choose among several options to go on exchanges and get double degrees, as well as having international academic experiences. Universidad Ean has alliances with about 80 universities in Colombia and abroad.

Double Degree

You can homologate up to 80% of your undergraduate degree in any engineering and receive another degree as a Industrial Engineer. Also, you will receive a 20% discount on each program.

What does an Industrial Engineer do?

  • Make decisions about the environment, considering the cultural, economic and political needs of society.
  • Develop sustainable business opportunities and lead projects that generate economic and social value.
  • Manage the financial resources of an organization, looking for the maximization of economic value.
  • Optimize production processes, taking into account quality standards and the improvement of the cost-benefit in the organizations.
  • Use technological tools that facilitate business management.

What are the working areas of an Industrial Engineer?

  • Innovation and Sustainable development.
  • Operations and logistics.
  • Research and Development of occupational health and safety.
  • Management positions.
  • Customer service.
  • Purchases.
  • Entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship.

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Acreditación ACEEU
Green Project Management (GPM)
Certificación Project Management Institute (PMI)
Certificación ISO 9001
Acreditación Institucional de Alta Calidad

Accredited in High-Quality

(Res. No. 29499) By the Colombian Ministry of Education.

12/29/17, effective until 12/28/21
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