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Operations Research

Kansas State University

M.Sc. Online
24 months
Duration
12518 USD/year
6099 USD/year
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To pursue the Operations Research M.S. through the Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering graduate program, admission to the program requires a baccalaureate degree and a strong background in applied mathematics including calculus and linear algebra. 

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Overview

M.S. Operations Research students at Kansas State University should have 3 semester credits each in introductory statistics and introductory operations research and demonstrable microcomputer proficiency. Otherwise, appropriate remedial courses will be required.

Actual degree requirements will be summarized on an approved plan of study. Some general guidelines include:

  • At least 60 percent of classes must be above 700 level.
  • No more than 6 hours can be taken from outside the department without prior permission.
  • Courses in IMSE the department must be above the 600 level.
  • Courses outside the department must be above the 500 level.
  • No more than 6 hours can be taken at the 500 level.
  • No course can count as both a core course and an additional operations research course.
  • Students on-campus are required to enroll in the graduate seminar each semester.

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

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • National Students: Applications are accepted year around

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission is denied to applicants holding bachelor's degrees with a significant amount of credit for work that was not supervised by a faculty member of an accredited college or university or evaluated in units that identify the academic content. A limited amount of credit for experience, when awarded as an acceptable part of a bachelor's degree for internships, fieldwork, or the like, is not a cause for denial but must be clearly identified as graded work.

Applicants to graduate degree programs pay a non-refundable application fee of:
  • $50 for U.S. citizens and permanent residents and
  • $75 for international applicants

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12518 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12518 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    6099 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6099 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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