The 39-credit hour MSM-OR/SC is a three-semester, full-time program beginning in the Fall Semester of each year. The curriculum comprises the following three components:
Business Core (9 credits)
The Business Core introduces students to business fundamentals and includes a professional development course, a unique feature of the Weatherhead MSM-OR/SC not found in most of our competitors' programs.
- Financial Management for Supply Chain
- Market Space Management
- Individual Development & Team Development
Operations Research Core (12 credits)
The Operations Research Core provides the mathematical, statistical, and computational skills needed by analysts in research and development groups in manufacturing and services companies and consulting firms.
- Optimization Modeling
- Probability, Statistics, and Forecasting
- Integrated Problem Solving in OR and OM
- Stochastic Models with Applications
- Computer Simulations
Supply Chain Courses (18 credits)
Supply chain courses build upon the business and quantitative foundation to provide advanced knowledge in operations and supply chain management.
- Sustainable Operations
- Project Management
- Enterprise Resource Planning in the Supply Chain
- Supply Management in Supply Chain
- Supply Chain Logistics
STEM OPT Degree
The MSM-OR/SC program qualifies as a STEM OPT degree (science, technology, engineering, or math), which allows international students in a technical field to apply for a 17-month extension to their OPT (optional practical training) period. This extension means that students could be eligible for up to two and a half years of work in the United States.
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