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MBA in Decision Sciences

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Decision Sciences

The decision sciences major is designed to train students in theDecision Sciences application of mathematical models and decision making in business, industry, and government. It provides students with the concepts and skills that form the fundamental base of knowledge essential to quantitative-decision-making professionals in today's business environment. The MBA program in decision sciences is designed primarily for those who employ operations research methods in an applied discipline or who are responsible for managing or interfacing with an operations research department. The program is given within the Department of Statistics and Computer Information Systems. An MS program in quantitative methods and modeling is available to students seeking a broader spectrum of basic quantitative skills.

Courses in Major (12 credits)


OPR 9721 Introduction to Quantitative Modeling
OPR 9750 (STA 9750) Basic Software Tools for Data Analysis

Select two of the following*:

OPR 9724 Mathematical Programming
OPR 9730 Simulation Modeling and Analysis
OPR 9773 Special Topics in Operations Research
OPR 9783 (STA 9783) Stochastic Processes for Business Applications
STA 9715 Applied Probability

*The student may also select one quantitative course not on the above list with approval of the advisor.

For further information, contact:

Prof. Arie Harel
Faculty Advisor

Prof. Robert Blau
Faculty Advisor
(646) 312-3409

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