The program educational objectives for Iron Range Engineering are listed below and have been published on the official IRE website. They are consistent with the Iron Range Engineering Program Mission to serve northern Minnesota. Graduates will achieve at least two of the following objectives, but will be capable of achieving all within one to four years of graduation:
- Designing, implementing and integrating thermal, electrical, mechanical, and computer-controlled systems, components, and processes that will serve the region, the nation and the world.
- Continuing their education through technical or professional graduate programs, professional licensure, or certifications, and the wide variety of other types of life-long learning.
- Creating, developing, leading, and managing in a wide range of enterprises that result in sustainable and enhanced economic regional development through their disciplinary expertise.
- Demonstrating actions such as community service, professional ethics, professional responsibility and mentoring future engineers.