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Computational Decision Science and Operations Research

12 months
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About

The Computational Decision Science and Operations Research program at the Illinois Institute of Technology is research focused and offers hands-on experience with the real-world problems and ties to industry.

Overview

Take courses in applied mathematics, computer science, business, and engineering to maximize your ability to help organizations improve decision-making. Learn the most cutting-edge, sophisticated approaches—advanced analytics methods, algorithms, and machine learning—to meet the growing need for computationally sophisticated decision scientists and operations research professionals.

Program Overview

Computational Decision Science and Operations Research courses at the Illinois Institute of Technology in applied mathematics, computer science, business, and engineering maximize your ability to help organizations improve decision-making. Learn cutting-edge, sophisticated approaches—advanced analytics methods, algorithms, and machine learning—to meet the growing need for computationally sophisticated decision scientists and operations research professionals.

Career Opportunities

Decision scientists and analysts use diverse techniques to improve decision-making, including simulations, mathematical optimization, data analysis, statistics, neural networks, expert systems, and decision analysis in a broad range of areas. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates a much faster than average growth in operations analysts jobs from 2018–2028.
  • Operations research analyst
  • Logistician
  • Management analyst
  • Market research analyst
  • Economist

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Algorithms
  • Design & Analysis of Algorithms
  • Optimization I
  • Combinatorial Optimization
  • Stochastic Processes
  • Applied Statistics
  • Monte Carlo Methods in Finance

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students with bachelor of science degrees in mathematics, computer science, industrial engineering, electrical and computer engineering, mechanical engineering, and business, or related areas, with a minimum cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0, will be considered.
  • Prospective students should have knowledge of linear algebra, discrete mathematics, probability and statistics, and programming.
  • A statement of objectives and a curriculum vitae must be submitted.
  • Two letters of recommendation are required.
  • GRE scores must meet Illinois Tech’s institutional requirements.
  • Strong applicants with holes in their academic background might be admitted with a requirement to take additional prerequisite courses.

Tuition Fee

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Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
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