The Krannert School of Management is one of the few programs in the nation that offers the Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management degree. BSIM is a specially designed program for students who excel in technically oriented coursework and in understanding analytical business concepts. It allows students to gain the skills necessary to succeed in the ever-evolving workplace by sharing the classroom with scientists, computer programmers, engineers and management students, alike.
The Industrial Management program is rooted by a deep tradition within the Purdue University community. In 1958, the University initiated the School of Industrial Management, and in 1962, after a large endowment from Herman Krannert, the School became known as the Krannert School of Industrial Administration with Industrial Management remaining the only major offered at the Undergraduate level. Since then, the program has evolved to become the one of the most promising degrees in the country.
The major features an incredible amount of flexibility within the curriculum. The program requires students a pick a specialization area relevant to their future career aspirations. Students have the option of choosing a required minor from the Krannert School of Management, the College of Science, the College of Technology or the College of Engineering. With Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics at the forefront of the tech, finance, service, and manufacturing industries, Industrial Management students are highly recruited by a wide array of companies.Industrial Management students have the skills required to run a business, and the drive to do it. They think big, act decisively and build teams. With President’s and CEO’s from John Deere, American Axle & Manufacturing and Cummin’s as active alumni, Industrial Management graduates understand how to make things happen.
Page contributed to by Daniel Ward, Association of Industrial Management Students