Established in 2007, the Department of Industrial Engineering at Northern Border University's College of Engineering offers a specialized program in Industrial Engineering. This program leads to a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering, and its first batch of graduates successfully completed their studies in the academic year 2012/2013 (corresponding to 1433/1434 AH).

Dr. Majed Mohammed A Masmali
Head of the Industrial Engineering Department

College Programs

Program NamePathCollegesDepartmentLocationProgram DegreeNumber of HoursStudy Plan
Industrial Engineering programCollege of EngineeringIndustrial Engineering DepartmentArarBachelor Programs135

Vision and Mission

Department Vision 

To be nationally and internationally recognized as a leader in providing industrial engineering education, scientific research, and community service.

Program Mission :

To prepare qualified industrial engineering graduates able to compete nationally and internationally, foster scientific research in industrial engineering and related fields and contribute to community service.


Program Goals


  • Provide students with quality education to prepare them for professional careers and graduate studies in a wide range of industrial engineering fields.
  • Maintain an effective teaching/learning environment that supports Students, Faculty and Staff academically and professionally.
  • Increase research opportunities in Industrial Engineering and related fields.
  • Facilitate involvement of the Industrial engineering profession in the community.

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

After 3-4 years of Graduation, Graduates of Industrial Engineering Program will be able to:

  • Successfully apply their knowledge and skills to solve real-world problems within ethical, economic, and societal perspectives.
  • Demonstrate ethical and professional engagement, utilize effective communication, and participate proactively in multidisciplinary teams to assume leadership roles.
  • Become motivated lifelong learners seeking to update their knowledge and acquire new skills.
  • Succeed in developing their professional career or pursuing graduate studies in Industrial Engineering or related fields.

Student Outcomes

By the time of graduation, the student in the Industrial Engineering Program will demonstrate: 

  • an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
  • an ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors.
  • an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  • an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.
  • an ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.
  • an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.
  • an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.


Industrial Engineering (Bachelor of Science) program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, https://www.abet.org, under the General Criteria and the Industrial and Similarly Named Engineering Programs Program Criteria.