M.Sc. On Campus

Operations Research

Pennsylvania State University

12 months
39248 USD/year
23082 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Pennsylvania State University students electing this option through participating programs earn a degree with a dual-title at both the M.S., M.A., or M.Eng. in another graduate program and Operations Research.


The following graduate programs offer dual-title degrees in Operations Research at Pennsylvania State University:

  • Agricultural and Biological Engineering
  • Animal Science
  • Business Administration
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Economics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Energy, Environmental, and Food Economics
  • Energy and Mineral Engineering
  • Entomology
  • Forest Resources
  • Geography
  • Geosciences
  • Hospitality Management
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Workforce Education and Development


The Operations Research dual-title degree program at Pennsylvania State University is administered by an Operations Research committee, which is responsible for management of the program. The committee maintains program definition, identifies faculty and courses appropriate to the option, and recommends policy and procedures for its operation to the dean of the Graduate School. This dual-title degree program is offered by graduate major programs in eight colleges.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Statistical Methods  
  • Stochastic Processes
  • Optimization
  • Linear Programming
  • Computational Methods
  • Colloquium

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A grade point average of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Students must submit scores from the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Examination (GRE).
  • All international applicants must take and submit scores for the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or the IELTS 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39248 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 39248 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    23082 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23082 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for University Park

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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