Skip to main content

Operations Research Graduate Minor

A minor in operations research prepares you to use advanced quantitative methods for decision making in business and engineering. Students in this minor will complete in-depth courses in stochastic modeling, optimization and simulation, including theory, algorithms and applications.

This minor would pair well with graduate degree program across many disciplines, specifically:

  • Biomedical Studies
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Health Administration
  • Hospitality Management
  • Law
  • Mathematics
  • Medicine
  • Project Management
  • Public Health
  • Systems Engineering

This minor can be pursued by students studying in both full- and part-time programs and is completed in person.

Program Requirements

Total Credits: 12

Course Title Credits
OPR 620 Operations Research I 3
OPR 622 Operations Research II 3

Select two of the following:

Course Title Credits
ECES 811 Optimization Methods for Engineering Design 3
ECES 812 Mathematical Program Engineering Design 3
EGMT 573 Operations Research 3
MATH 613 Stochastic Processes I 3
MATH 614 Stochastic Processes II 3
MATH 615 Topics in Stochastic Processes 3
MATH 672 Methods of Optimization III 3
OPR 601 Managerial Decision Models and Simulation 3
OPR 624 Advanced Mathematical Program 3
OPR 640 Decision Models for the Public Sector 3
OPR 660 Operations Research Models in Finance 3

Plan of Study

Term Course
Term 1 OPR 620
Term 2 OPR 622
Term 3 Elective
Term 4 Elective

Learn more about this minor in the Drexel catalog

Connect with Us

To learn more about Drexel LeBow’s graduate minors, reach out to our advising team. We're happy to assist you in finding the best minor to compliment your degree.

Graduate Office