Master of Science in Operations Research
Southern Methodist University

Program Details

The online MS in Operations Research degree program from Southern Methodist University is designed to provide students with a thorough understanding of the technical and analytical tools for management decision making. Courses cover topics such as:

  • Analytics for Decision Support
  • Productions Systems Engineering
  • Operations Research Models 
  • Advanced Data Mining
  • Supply Chain Operation & Control

Graduates are equipped to pursue industrial and governmental opportunities in management consulting, transportation, telecommunications, aerospace, defense, manufacturing, logistics, and the service industries.


  • 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
  • Official GRE graduate school admission test results with a minimum 80th percentile quantitative score

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges