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Industrial Engineering and Operations Research

University of Massachusetts Amherst

12 months
Duration
20380 USD/year
20380 USD/year
9342 USD/year
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About

The Industrial Engineering and Operations Research program of the University of Massachusetts Amherst is a 30-credit program, and may be entered into by qualified students with Bachelor of Science degrees from any engineering discipline, physics, or mathematics.

Overview

Two options are available for the Industrial Engineering and Operations Research program of the University of Massachusetts Amherst:

  • The Thesis option
  • Coursework Only option

Students in the Thesis option are required to conduct research and write a Thesis (for 9 credits) under the supervision of a faculty member.

Requirements

To complete the 30 credit requirement, students can select courses in their area of interest from a wide variety of graduate level courses, in consultation with their advisor. In the Coursework Only option, up to six credits of an Independent Study course, where the student explores a topic of interest under the supervision of a faculty member, can be used to satisfy the course requirement.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Linear Programming
  • Advanced Production Planning or Logistics
  • Human Factors Design Engineering
  • Stochastic Processes in Industrial Engineering
  • Economic Decision Making for Engineers
  • Multiple Criteria Decision Making & Decision Analysis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor of Science degrees from any engineering discipline, physics, or mathematics.
  • All entering M.S. students who are planning to enroll in the industrial engineering and operations research program are expected to have successfully completed courses covering the following topics:  linear programming, probability and statistics, and production planning.
  • Applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate English proficiency.
  • Application Fee ($80)
  • Please submit your transcripts from all colleges/universities attended, undergraduate and graduate, where nine (9) or more credits were earned.
  • Personal Statement and Résumé
  • Most programs require a minimum of two letters of recommendation, but some programs require more.
  • Residency Statement
  • GRE or GMAT Scores

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    20380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10190 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    20380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10190 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9342 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4671 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Amherst Center

1228 - 2543 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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