Industrial Engineering and Economics
Graduate Major

Become a problem-solving professional familiar with
management and economics

Systematically study advanced theories and technology based on the latest research in the fields of mathematics, economics, business administration, and management techniques, building on fundamental knowledge gained in the Undergraduate Program. Learn the trends of related fields, and broaden one's experience and knowledge. Further, deepen expertise and increase creativity by performing one's own research.


Gaining deep insight into management activities and
economic systems and problem-solving skills

In the Master's Program, based on the fundamental knowledge of industrial engineering and economics, students are trained with (1) advanced knowledge and skills based on the latest research in mathematics, economics, business administration, and management techniques and (2) the ability to discover, investigate, and solve problems using deep insight into technology, organization, and economics.

In the Doctoral Program, based on cutting-edge knowledge in industrial engineering and economics, skills are cultivated to grasp diverse problems related to management, production, and economics from both a scientific and engineering perspective, and to solve them using approaches from mathematics, economics, business administration, and management techniques. This program trains people who contribute to society by performing research related to phenomena at the forefront of industrial engineering and economics, and globally communicate their research findings.

Ideal Candidates

Master's Degree Program

  • Those with the aspiration to contribute to society using expertise in industrial engineering and economics
  • Those who have fundamental knowledge of both (1) engineering with a focus on industrial engineering and economics, and (2) the humanities and social sciences and based on these can reason logically and express themselves
  • Those who have broad and rich knowledge and can view matters from all angles
  • Those with the language and writing skills necessary for conducting engineering research and technology development from an international perspective
  • Those with an interest in unknown research areas of industrial engineering and economics and the courage and energy to tackle this research

Doctoral Degree Program

  • Those with (1) a high level of expertise in industrial engineering and economics, (2) broad knowledge of engineering required for a multifaceted understanding of problems, and (3) practical problem-solving skills
  • Those who can integrate and creatively utilize new additions to the industrial engineering and economics knowledge base
  • Those with the communications skills required at the international level
  • Those with the drive to lead at the frontier of industrial engineering and economics
  • Those with high ethical values and motivation to lead the development of the global community

Competencies Developed

Master's Degree Program

  • A firm grounding in mathematics, information science, and engineering and the ability to apply that knowledge
  • The knowledge and perspective to understand management activities and economic issues
  • The skills to develop insight into technology and organization and to uncover, analyze, and solve problems
  • The conceptual skills to structure and model problems
  • The ability to explain, document, and disseminate findings in Japanese and English
  • The skills to perform research on new problems and issues

Doctoral Degree Program

  • The ability to discover and investigate problems in management and economic activities using knowledge related to mathematics, engineering, and information science
  • The ability to propose new solution strategies for technological, organizational, and economic problems from an industrial engineering and economics perspective
  • The ability to explain, document, and disseminate findings in Japanese and English
  • The skills to perform research on new problems and issues
  • The ability to globally disseminate research findings related to cutting-edge phenomena in industrial engineering and economics
  • The leadership skills to propose and execute projects

Potential Career Paths

  • Domestic and foreign education/research institutes
  • Companies in the manufacturing industry, service industry, etc.
  • Government offices

Potential Employers for Graduates

NTT East / NTT Docomo / Toshiba / Hitachi / Panasonic / Sony / Sharp / NEC / Fujitsu / IBM Japan / Fuji Xerox / Microsoft / NTT Data / SCSK / NS Solutions / Trend Micro / Cyber Agent / Oracle / DeNA / GREE / Toyota / Honda / Nissan / Mazda / Bridgestone / Mitsubishi Heavy Industries / Canon / Ricoh / Murata Manufacturing / Nippon Steel and Sumitomo Metal / Kobe Steel / Furukawa Electric / Asahi Glass / Ajinomoto / Takeda Pharmaceutical / Fujifilm / Asahi Breweries / Toray / Asahi Kasei / Kao / Shiseido / Suntory / Dai Nippon Printing / Daiichi Sankyo / 3M / Kajima / JGC / Chiyoda / Toyo Engineering / Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry / Tokyo Gas / JR Tokai / JR East / Mizuho Financial Group / The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ / Sumitomo Mitsui Banking / Bank of Japan / Japan Bank for International Cooperation / Development Bank of Japan / Japan Post Bank / Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking / Goldman Sachs / Merrill Lynch / Nomura Securities / Matsui Securities / Mizuho Asset Management / Daiwa SB Investments / Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management / Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management / Nomura Asset Management / Nippon Life Insurance / Dai-ichi Life Insurance / Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance / Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance / Mitsui & Co. / Itochu / Mitsubishi Corporation / Sumitomo Corporation / Nikkei / Yomiuri / Mainichi / Mitsubishi Research Institute / Nomura Research Institute / The Japan Research Institute / Daiwa Institute of Research / Hakuhodo / Dentsu / Ernst & Young Japan / Accenture / McKinsey / IBM Business Consulting / Tokyo Institute of Technology / University of Tokyo / Osaka University / University of Tsukuba / University of Electro-Communications / Waseda University / Keio University / Tokyo University of Science / Chuo University / Ministry of Finance / Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare / Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism / Ministry of Defense

Degree Offered

Master's Degree Program
Master of Science, Master of Engineering, Master of Arts
Doctoral Degree Program
Doctor of Science, Doctor of Engineering, Doctor of Philosophy

Department with Graduate Major in Industrial Engineering and Economics

Industrial Engineering and Economicsouter

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