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Operations Research

Kansas State University

12 months
Duration
800 USD/credit 24000 USD/year
800 USD/credit 24000 USD/year
800 USD/credit 24000 USD/year
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In this Operations Research M.S. from Kansas State University, you will learn to utilize mathematical abilities and decision-making skills to increase efficiency and solve real-world problems that exist in nearly every sector of business and industry.

Overview

Inefficient processes waste time, effort and money. In nearly every sector, organizations need individuals who can solve real-world problems using mathematical models to arrive at the optimal solution. In the online operations research master’s degree program, you’ll learn how to utilize these skills in ways that will make you a valuable resource.

Designed for working professionals, this online Operations Research M.S. from Kansas State University is offered 100% online but does require a trip to the Manhattan, Kansas, campus for an oral examination at the end of the program.

Careers

Graduates in operations research typically have a high salary and are employed in a wide range of industries, including:

  • airlines
  • financial companies
  • governmental agencies
  • consulting companies
  • transportation agencies

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Linear Programming
  • Nonlinear Programming
  • Network Flows and Graph Theory
  • Integer Programming and Combinatorial Optimization
  • Reliability Theory
  • Simulation of Industrial Management Systems
  • Applied Stochastic Processes and Theoretical Simulation
  • Industrial Queuing Processes

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an ABET-accredited university in industrial engineering, engineering, mathematics, statistics or business (if you have emphasized quantitative techniques) with a strong background in applied mathematics including calculus and linear algebra
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) required if bachelor’s degree is not from an ABET-accredited university
  • Undergraduate courses in calculus-based probability/statistics and introductory operations research
  • Some knowledge of computer programming

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    24000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    24000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD per credit during 12 months.

Funding

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