M.Sc. On Campus

Operations Research

Southern Methodist University

12 months
1200 USD/credit 36000 USD/year
1200 USD/credit 36000 USD/year
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Operations Research from Southern Methodist University applies advanced quantitative methods to help organizations make better decisions and generate insight for practical implementation.  


At Operations Research from Southern Methodist University by using data-driven, analytical and computational techniques, such as mathematical modeling to analyze complex situations, Operations Research gives organizational leaders the power to make effective and insightful decisions and build productive systems in the age of Big Data. 

Students at Operations Research from Southern Methodist University will demonstrate abilities to:

  • use the modern techniques necessary for the practice in the discipline of Operations Research. Technique is defined as a body of computational methods (as in a craft or in scientific research).
  • formulate problems as necessary for the practice of Operations Research.
  • solve problems as necessary for the practice of Operations Research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Probability and Statistics for Scientists and Engineers
  • Statistical Design and Analysis of Experiments
  • Production Systems Engineering
  • Operations Research Models
  • Linear Programming
  • Data Mining for Analytics
  • Computer Simulation Techniques
  • Supply Chain Operation and Control
  • Advanced Data Mining
  • Engineering Economics and Decision Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A B.S. in engineering, mathematics, computer science, economics or a related technical field.
  • Previous coursework that includes satisfactory completion of at least six credit hours of calculus, three credit hours of linear algebra and three credit hours of computer programming in a high-level language. (Generally, a Bachelor of Business Administration does not provide sufficient background.)
  • Official GRE graduate school admission test results with a minimum 80th percentile quantitative score.
  • Accept your Offer of Admission (this starts the I-20 process and a new items checklist)
  • Submit the International Document Submission Form
  • Provide a copy of your passport
  • Financial Verification/ Certificate of Finance

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1200 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    36000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1200 USD per credit during 12 months.


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