Master of Science in Operations Research
Kansas State University

Program Details

The online MS in Operations Research degree program from Kansas State University explores an interdisciplinary field of applied mathematics used to optimize decision making. Students learn to use operations research models, which are utilized in nearly every sector of society to conserve money, time, and effort. Graduates are employed in a wide range of industries, including:

  • Airlines
  • Financial Companies
  • Governmental Agencies
  • Consulting Companies
  • Transportation Agencies

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School Accreditation & Licensing

Kansas State University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent, Resume/CV, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)

Additional Info

  • Students must travel to campus once at the end of their program for an oral examination.
  • A bachelor's degree in industrial engineering, engineering, mathematics, statistics or business with a strong background in applied mathematics including calculus and linear algebra