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Master's‌ ‌Degree‌ ‌in‌ ‌Industrial‌ ‌Engineering‌

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ABOUT THE

Program

The Master’s Degree in Industrial Engineering at the Universidad Industrial de Santander (UIS) aims to train professionals with high research capacity and problem-solving skills in the area of Industrial Engineering, particularly related to the design, improvement, optimization, management and innovation of systems that generate goods and/or services. 

Through the creation of research seedbeds, the program contributes to the development of a scientific collective with critical awareness and argumentation capacity, oriented to create solutions to the problems of our society, contributing to make it more and more productive.

Bucaramanga, Santander:  SNIES 54447 | Qualified Register: MEN N.° 019212 of October 11, 2021, validity 7 years. | High-quality accreditation: Ministry of National Education (MEN) Resolution N.° 16769 of September 8, 2021 (valid for 6 years).

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DEGREE:

Master in Industrial Engineering

DURATION:

4 semesters

MODALITY::

In-person / In Spanish

CAMPUS

Main Campus Bucaramanga

DEGREE:

Master in Industrial Engineering

DURATION:

4 Semesters

MODALITY:

In-person / In Spanish

CAMPUS:

Main Campus Bucaramanga

APPLICANT

Profile

Applicants to the Master's‌ ‌Degree‌ ‌in‌ ‌Industrial‌ ‌Engineering‌ (MII) are professionals with a background in industrial engineering and related fields, with a curious and creative spirit, a taste for research and an ability to handle advanced mathematics.

GRADUATE

Profile

Graduates of the Master's‌ ‌Degree‌ ‌in‌ ‌Industrial‌ ‌Engineering‌ of the Universidad Industrial de Santander (UIS) stand out for understanding, evaluating and implementing the scientific literature as a basis for their research projects.

They are also highly qualified professionals to generate and disseminate new knowledge through teaching processes and methodological intervention proposals. Their profile is oriented to identify and solve problems that demand the use of advanced engineering techniques for their optimal resolution.

LABOR

Field

The Master in Industrial Engineering of the Industrial University of Santander (UIS) is a highly qualified professional to generate changes for the benefit of society from scenarios such as:

  • Leading processes of change, continuous improvement, value generation and productive transformation in systems that generate goods and services.

  • Manage projects and research processes that contribute to the knowledge and progress of science and technology.

  • Contribute to teaching, research and outreach activities in higher education institutions.

HIGH-QUALITY

Accreditation

Ministry of National Education (MEN) Resolution No. 16769 of September 8, 2021 (valid for 6 years).

APPLICANT

Profile

Applicants to the Master’s‌ ‌Degree‌ ‌in‌ ‌Industrial‌ ‌Engineering‌ (MII) are professionals with a background in industrial engineering and related fields, with a curious and creative spirit, a taste for research and an ability to handle advanced mathematics.

GRADUATE

Profile

Graduates of the Master’s‌ ‌Degree‌ ‌in‌ ‌Industrial‌ ‌Engineering‌ of the Universidad Industrial de Santander (UIS) stand out for understanding, evaluating and implementing the scientific literature as a basis for their research projects.

They are also highly qualified professionals to generate and disseminate new knowledge through teaching processes and methodological intervention proposals. Their profile is oriented to identify and solve problems that demand the use of advanced engineering techniques for their optimal resolution.

LABOR

Field

The Master in Industrial Engineering of the Industrial University of Santander (UIS) is a highly qualified professional to generate changes for the benefit of society from scenarios such as:

  • Leading processes of change, continuous improvement, value generation and productive transformation in systems that generate goods and services.

  • Manage projects and research processes that contribute to the knowledge and progress of science and technology.

  • Contribute to teaching, research and outreach activities in higher education institutions.

HIGH-QUALITY

Accreditation

Ministry of National Education (MEN) Resolution No. 16769 of September 8, 2021 (valid for 6 years).

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Academic

Curriculum

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Código:  40240           Créditos:    5  - Industrial Engineering Research


Código:  40239           Créditos:    6  - Modeling and Simulation


Código:  00000           Créditos:    5  - Elective Course

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Código:  40241           Créditos:    6  - Research Proposal


Código:  00000           Créditos:    10  - Elective Course

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Código:  40242           Créditos:    2  - Research Seminar I


Código:  40243           Créditos:    8  - Research Work I

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Código:  24942           Créditos:    2  - Research Seminar II


Código:  24943           Créditos:    8  - Research Work II

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Código:  40245           Créditos:    5  - Innovation Management and Innovation Systems


Código:  40246           Créditos:    5  - Technological Foresight


Código:  40247           Créditos:    5  - Creation and Generation of Technology-Based Companies


Código:  40248           Créditos:    5  - Mathematical Programming with Multiple Objectives


Código:  40249           Créditos:    5  - Optimization of Production Systems


Código:  40250           Créditos:    5  - Heuristic Algorithms


Código:  40251           Créditos:    5  - Investment Portfolio Optimization


Código:  40252           Créditos:    5  - Financial Decisions


Código:  40253           Créditos:    5  - Futures and Options


Código:  40254           Créditos:    5  - Technology Valuation and Transfer


Código:  40255           Créditos:    5  - Strategic Thinking


Código:  40244           Créditos:    5  - Multivariate Data Analysis


Código:  40256           Créditos:    5  - Applied Econometrics for Industrial Engineering


Código:  40269           Créditos:    5  - Business Process Engineering with Information Technology


Código:  40257           Créditos:    5  - Integrated Supply Chain Management


Código:  40258           Créditos:    5  - Lean Management


Código:  40259           Créditos:    5  - Engineering Management


Código:  40260           Créditos:    5  - Entrepreneurship Ecosystems


Código:  40261           Créditos:    5  - Work Analysis and Transformation


Código:  40262           Créditos:    5  - Mechanical Demands of Work


Código:  40263           Créditos:    5  - Movements, Postures and Work Space


Código:  40264           Créditos:    5  - Machine Learning


Código:  40265           Créditos:    5  - Product Lifecycle Management


Código:  40266           Créditos:    5  - Design for Excellence


Código:  40267           Créditos:    5  - Digital and Additive Manufacturing


Código:  40268           Créditos:    5  - Special Topics

KEEP IN MIND

Additional Information

   Bucaramanga  

1st Semester

2024

* Subject to demand

Registration begins

Registration deadline

Psycho-technical test

Entrance exams

Interviews

Results publication

Classes begin

 

August 16, 2023

January 26, 2024

January 30, 2024

February 01, 2024

February 07, 2024

February 09, 2024

February 19, 2024

  

Requirements list

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
  • UIS registration form duly completed and signed.
  • Resume, it has to be done in the UIS format established institutionally for this purpose, with the attachment of the certificates and copies of documents that corroborate what is described in it.
  • Photocopy of valid identity document valid in Colombia or valid passport for foreigners.
  • Recent document type photo, preferably in digital format, white background 3×4.
  • Photocopy of the diploma or Photocopy of the undergraduate degree certificate required by the program, issued by a recognized HEI in Colombia.
    • Notice 1: If the applicant has a degree from a foreign university, it must be duly apostilled and translated into Spanish if it is in a foreign language. The degrees must be validated before the Ministerio de Educación Nacional of the Republic of Colombia in case the applicant is going to study a master’s degree in the area of health, law or other area regulated by national regulations that require this administrative act.
  • Certificate of the grades obtained during undergraduate studies, with a weighted average equal to or higher than three point fifty (3.50), and those of the research or in-depth master’s degree programs completed.
    • Notice 2: In the case of UIS undergraduate alumni, it is not necessary to provide it.
  • Receipt of payment issued by the UIS treasury for the current value of the registration or receipt of consignment in the account authorized by the UIS.
  • If the advisory committee so determines, proof of reading comprehension and written production in Spanish language, presenting the certificate of approval issued by the UIS School of Languages.
    • Notice 1: The cost of the certification or test is not included in the registration fee for the graduate program.
  • For research master’s degrees, certification of foreign language level equivalent to or higher than level A1 according to the CEFR for languages, according to standardized test or issued by the UIS Institute of Languages.
    • Notice 2: This certification will not be required for those applicants who are native speakers of a foreign language or who have obtained a university degree in a foreign language, according to the description of such studies in the corresponding documents.
  • Receipt of payment, issued by the UIS treasury, for the current value of the psycho-technical test (if required) or receipt of consignment in the authorized accounts.
  • Two (2) confidential letters of academic reference, in sealed envelopes, sent directly to the graduate coordination, according to the form established by the UIS.
  • Research Master’s Degrees: endorsement letter from a research group or center of the UIS or from a scientific institution with which there is an agreement in force, signed by the director of the same, and in which the applicant is presented to the program.
  • In-depth master’s degrees: endorsement letter from a research group or center of the UIS or from a company or organization, signed by the legal representative of the same, presenting the applicant to the postgraduate program and expressing that in such group or entity the application work may be proposed or carried out.
 

  • Notice A: All the documents listed above must have a digital version in PDF in order to complete the online registration process.
  • Notice B: All documents must be submitted physically. To hand the documents in, please go to the postgraduate office of the program in the city where you wish to take the academic program or to the offices of the entity with which the UIS has an agreement with.
  • Notice C: When physical documents are submitted, additional documents that you consider relevant for the admission must be attached.
  • Notice D: On the page “Start the registration process” the formats to fill out the requested documentation can be downloaded.

Inscription

0,25 S.M.M.L.V.

Tuition fees per semester

1 S.M.M.L.V.

Academic fees per semester

1 S.M.M.L.V.

The university has a mechanism through which the financial obligations of a student can be partially or totally covered by a company or entity that wishes to support the student.

Also, various forms of payment have been arranged so that students can combine the available forms of payment according to their particular conditions. On the page "Start registration process" you will find the available options.

Additionally, to facilitate access to postgraduate programs, the UIS has signed various agreements with entities specialized in educational credit. These agreements seek facilities and better credit conditions for UIS students.

* Students who have the voting certificate from the last popular election process in Colombia may request a 10% discount on tuition fees.

KEEP IN MIND

Additional Information

1st semester

2024

*Subject to demand of the program.




Bucaramanga

Registration begins

Aug 16, 2023

Registration deadline

Jan 26, 2024

Psycho-technical test

Jan 30, 2024

Entrance exams

Feb 1, 2024

Interviews

Feb 7, 2024

Admission results

Feb 9, 2024

Classes begin

Feb 19, 2024

Requirements list

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

  • UIS registration form duly completed and signed.
  • Resume, it has to be done in the UIS format established institutionally for this purpose, with the attachment of the certificates and copies of documents that corroborate what is described in it.
  • Photocopy of valid identity document valid in Colombia or valid passport for foreigners.
  • Recent document type photo, preferably in digital format, white background 3×4.
  • Photocopy of the diploma or Photocopy of the undergraduate degree certificate required by the program, issued by a recognized HEI in Colombia.
    • Notice 1: If the applicant has a degree from a foreign university, it must be duly apostilled and translated into Spanish if it is in a foreign language. The degrees must be validated before the Ministerio de Educación Nacional of the Republic of Colombia in case the applicant is going to study a master’s degree in the area of health, law or other area regulated by national regulations that require this administrative act.
  • Certificate of the grades obtained during undergraduate studies, with a weighted average equal to or higher than three point fifty (3.50), and those of the research or in-depth master’s degree programs completed.
    • Notice 2: In the case of UIS undergraduate alumni, it is not necessary to provide it.
  • Receipt of payment issued by the UIS treasury for the current value of the registration or receipt of consignment in the account authorized by the UIS.
  • If the advisory committee so determines, proof of reading comprehension and written production in Spanish language, presenting the certificate of approval issued by the UIS School of Languages.
    • Notice 1: The cost of the certification or test is not included in the registration fee for the graduate program.
  • For research master’s degrees, certification of foreign language level equivalent to or higher than level A1 according to the CEFR for languages, according to standardized test or issued by the UIS Institute of Languages.
    • Notice 2: This certification will not be required for those applicants who are native speakers of a foreign language or who have obtained a university degree in a foreign language, according to the description of such studies in the corresponding documents.
  • Receipt of payment, issued by the UIS treasury, for the current value of the psycho-technical test (if required) or receipt of consignment in the authorized accounts.
  • Two (2) confidential letters of academic reference, in sealed envelopes, sent directly to the graduate coordination, according to the form established by the UIS.
  • Research Master’s Degrees: endorsement letter from a research group or center of the UIS or from a scientific institution with which there is an agreement in force, signed by the director of the same, and in which the applicant is presented to the program.
  • In-depth master’s degrees: endorsement letter from a research group or center of the UIS or from a company or organization, signed by the legal representative of the same, presenting the applicant to the postgraduate program and expressing that in such group or entity the application work may be proposed or carried out.

  • Notice A: All the documents listed above must have a digital version in PDF in order to complete the online registration process.
  • Notice B: All documents must be submitted physically. To hand the documents in, please go to the postgraduate office of the program in the city where you wish to take the academic program or to the offices of the entity with which the UIS has an agreement with.
  • Notice C: When physical documents are submitted, additional documents that you consider relevant for the admission must be attached.
  • Notice D: On the page “Start the registration process” the formats to fill out the requested documentation can be downloaded.

Inscription

0,25 S.M.M.L.V.

Tuition fees per semester

1 S.M.M.L.V.*

Academic fees per semester

1 S.M.M.L.V.


Health service membership

0.1  S.M.M.L.V.

The university has a mechanism through which the financial obligations of a student can be partially or totally covered by a company or entity that wishes to support the student.

Also, various forms of payment have been arranged so that students can combine the available forms of payment according to their particular conditions. On the page "Start registration process" you will find the available options.

Additionally, to facilitate access to postgraduate programs, the UIS has signed various agreements with entities specialized in educational credit. These agreements seek facilities and better credit conditions for UIS students.

* Students who have the voting certificate from the last popular election process in Colombia may request a 10% discount on tuition fees.

OUR

Faculty

Edwin Alberto Garavito Hernández, professor of the School of Industrial and Business Studies, UIS, is presented to the general public and the educational community. Master in Industrial Engineering. The photo was taken in the foreground, white background and the professor is located in the center.

Edwin Alberto Garavito Hernández

Master of Industrial Engineering

Juan Camilo Lesmez Peralta, professor of the School of Industrial and Business Studies, UIS, is introduced to the general public and the educational community. Master in Business Management. The photo was taken in the foreground, white background and the professor is located in the center.

Juan Camilo Lesmez Peralta

Master in Business Management

Henry Lamos Díaz, professor of the School of Industrial and Business Studies, UIS, is introduced to the general public and the educational community. D. in Physics. The photo was taken in the foreground, white background and the professor is located in the center.

Henry Lamos Díaz

Doctor of Physics - Mathematics

Néstor Raúl Ortiz Pimiento, professor of the School of Industrial and Business Studies, UIS, is introduced to the general public and the educational community. D. in Engineering. The photo was taken in the foreground, white background and the professor is located in the center.

Néstor Raúl Ortiz Pimiento

Master in Systems Engineering

Orlando Enrique Contreras Pacheco, professor of the School of Industrial and Business Studies, UIS, is introduced to the general public and the educational community. D. in Management. The photo was taken in the foreground, white background and the professor is located in the center.

Orlando Enrique Contreras Pacheco

Doctor of Management

Carlos Eduardo Díaz Bohórquez, professor of the School of Industrial and Business Studies, UIS, is presented to the general public and the educational community. Master in Industrial Engineering. The photo was taken in the foreground, white background and the professor is located in the center.

Carlos Eduardo Díaz Bohórquez

Master in Industrial Engineering

Martha Liliana Torres Barreto, professor at the School of Industrial and Business Studies, UIS, is introduced to the general public and the educational community. D. in Economics. The photo was taken in the foreground, white background and the professor is located in the center.

Martha Liliana Torres Barreto

Doctor in Economic Sciences

Aura Cecilia Pedraza Avella, professor of the School of Industrial and Business Studies, is presented to the general public and the educational community. D. in Economics. The photo was taken in the foreground, white background and the professor is located in the center.

Aura Cecilia Pedraza Avella

PhD in Economics

Juan Benjamín Duarte Duarte, professor of the School of Industrial and Business Studies, UIS, is introduced to the general public and the educational community. D. in Business Finance. The photo was taken in the foreground, white background and the professor is located in the center.

Juan Benjamín Duarte Duarte

Doctor of Business Finance

Hugo Ernesto Martínez Ardila, professor of the School of Industrial and Business Studies, UIS, is introduced to the general public and the educational community. D. in Engineering. The photo was taken in the foreground, white background and the professor is located in the center.

Hugo Ernesto Martínez Ardila

PhD in Engineering

Carlos Enrique Vecino Arenas, professor of the School of Industrial and Business Studies, UIS, is introduced to the general public and the educational community. D. in Administration. The photo was taken in the foreground, white background and the professor is located in the center.

Carlos Enrique Vecino Arenas

Doctor of Administration

Olga Patricia Chacón Arias, professor of the Faculty of Physical and Mechanical Engineering, is presented to the general public and the educational community. D. in Administrative Sciences. The photo was taken in the foreground, white background and the Dean is located in the center.

Olga Patricia Chacón Arias

Doctor of Administrative Sciences

Edna Rocío Bravo Ibarra

Doctor of Business Administration

Javier Eduardo Arias Osorio

Master in Administration

Luis Eduardo Becerra Ardila

Doctor of Engineering: Management and Technological Development in Engineering

Piedad Arenas Díaz

Master in Science and Technology Policy and Management

Eliana Marcela Peña Tibaduiza

Master in Industrial Engineering

AGREEMENTS

and allies

The UIS has established different agreements with national and international entities in order to have a greater impact on their training, teaching, research and related processes in the articulation of the public university with the different social actors.

 

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Master’s Degree in Industrial Engineering

Phone: +57 (607) 632 4007

PBX: +57 (607) 634 4000

Phone extension: 2837

Email: posgradosindustrial@uis.edu.co

UIS Central Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Address: carrera 27 #09 (Ciudad universitaria)

Edificio – Escuela de Estudios Industriales y Empresariales

Oficina 401

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Do yo want more information?

Contact Us

Master’s Degree in Industrial Engineering

Phone: +57 (607) 632 4007

PBX: +57 (607) 634 4000

Phone extension: 2837

Email: posgradosindustrial@uis.edu.co

UIS Central Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Address: carrera 27 #09 (Ciudad universitaria)

Edificio – Escuela de Estudios Industriales y Empresariales

Oficina 401

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Do yo want more information?

Contact Us

Master’s Degree in Industrial Engineering

Phone: +57 (607) 632 4007

PBX: +57 (607) 634 4000

Phone extension: 2837

Email: posgradosindustrial@uis.edu.co

UIS Central Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Address: carrera 27 #09 (Ciudad universitaria)

Edificio – Escuela de Estudios Industriales y Empresariales

Oficina 401

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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