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Chicago State University, USA, Chicago

Operations Research, M.Sc.

  • Operations Research, M.Sc.
  • Full-time
  • Duration : 1 year

Student Type

Indicative Fees

AUD 73,689

Study mode

On Campus


Course Highlights

The Ms in Operations Research at Columbia University is designed to enable students to concentrate their studies in methodological areas such as mathematical programming, stochastic models, and simulation.

Career Opportunities

An organisation's human resources, or human capital, are the people employed by the organisation and what every organisation depends upon to operate successfully. HRM refers to the activities and people that assist the organisation to meet its operational objectives by providing a motivated, well-trained workforce that understands the business and can contribute to its objectives. HR is an area of continual change and is always responding to the business environment. HR is increasingly central to the success of Australian organisations both large and small.There are a diverse range of functional areas that fall under the HRM banner, including: workforce planning and recruitment, occupational health and safety/risk management, selection and induction, performance management, training and development, remuneration and benefits, equal employment opportunity, HR information systems (HRIS), IR, organisational change and international HRM. The direct method to enter HRM is to undertake a specialised HR or business degree with a major in HR or IR, and from there, work experience in a base-level HR position. Junior positions may involve activities such as payroll administration and working with HRIS. Many HR positions are created by growth in an organisation and by the realisation that there is a need to look after the people . In small to medium-sized organisations there is a tendency to appoint someone already employed within the organisation with a good understanding of the business to undertake HR activities, rather than recruit a specialist from outside the business.

Course Overview

The department offers a variety of domain specific courses in areas including logistics, supply chain management, revenue management, financial engineering, risk management, entrepreneurship, and general management. The MS in Operations Research is delivered at Columbia University. Concentrations: Financial & Managerial Applications Business Analytics Logistics & Supply Chain Management Optimization Applied Probability Entrepreneurship and Innovation Placement Stats Full-time placement for students who began the program in September 2015 and received their degrees in October 2016 and sought job placement was 89%. Placement for those who received their degrees in February 2017 who sought job placement is currently 90% and is expected to be at 100% within 3 months of graduation. I want to find another Master Course A few names of companies that extended offers to at least one MSOR or MSIE student or more from the 2015 cohort that graduated in May 2016, October 2016, or February 2017 are as follows: Financial Services: American Express, Highland Capital Management, Flow Traders, JP Morgan Chase & Co, AQR Capital Management, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, Bank of America, Morgan Stanley, Bloomberg, Citigroup, Sun Trading, Pricewaterhouse Coopers , Ondra Partners, RBC Capital Markets Consulting: Mckinsey & Co, Accenture, Ernst & Young, Deloitte, the Boston Consulting Group, R&R Consulting, Simon Kutcher & Partners Technology/Internet: Microsoft, Apple, Inc., Amazon, Salesforce, Udisense Inc Retail/Supply Chain/Logistics: Homer Logistics, Ralph Lauren, Kraft Heinz Company, Sears Holding Corporation Data/Business Analytics: EXL, Quaterspot, IBM,, Opera Solutions, Matrix Analytics Corporation Other: Stork, Marsh Inc., KBIC Insurance, HNA Group


Programme Structure Courses include: Optimization Models and Methods Introduction to Probability and Statistics Stochastic Models Simulation For more information please visit the program website.



Academic Entry Requirement

Completed applications must contain the following: Completed online application form Three (3) letters of recommendation Official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test scores, sent from ETS. Scores are valid for five (5) years. Personal statement Resume or curriculum vitae Non-refundable application fee ($85)

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Chicago State University


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