Zicklin’s Master’s in Quantitative Methods and Modeling equips you with a strong quantitative skill set that lets you take a large amount of data and transform it into clear information that’s critical to an organizations’ decision making process.
With the economy’s growing reliance on big data, the statistical analysis, modeling, and computer information systems expertise you will gain with an M.S. in Quantitative Methods and Modeling will help you stand out in the job market.
- 31.5 – 38.5 Credits
- Average program completion is 3-4 semesters
- Flexible scheduling allows you to switch between part-time and full-time course loads
- Qualifies for Department of Homeland Security OPT Extension for STEM International Students
The M.S. in Quantitative Methods and Modeling provides you with a broad spectrum of basic quantitative skills through required courses that cover the areas of operations research, statistics, and computer information systems.
You can customize your education with our flexible elective options, which allow you to tailor your studies to your professional and educational goals. Students also have the option of doing a graduate internship.
Visa Extension for STEM International Students
The Master’s in Quantitative Methods and Modeling conforms to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) program that qualifies eligible international graduates on student visas for an optional practical training extension of 24-months. Find out more here.
Preliminary Courses (7 credits)
|Students with appropriate academic background will be able to reduce the number of credits in preliminary requirements.|
|MTH 2610||Calculus I||4|
|STA 9708||Applied Statistical Analysis for Business Decisions||3|
|Note: MTH 2610 is an undergraduate course. Entering students are strongly encouraged to complete a minimum of three credits of calculus before starting the MS program in order to waive this math requirement.
Waivers based on prior course work:
Courses in Specialization (31.5 credits)
Required Courses (16.5 credits)
|BUS 9551||Business Communication I||1.5|
|CIS 9340||Principles of Database Management Systems||3|
|OPR 9721||Introduction to Quantitative Modeling||3|
|OPR 9730||Simulation Modeling and Analysis||3|
|OPR 9750 (STA 9750)||Basic Software Tools for Data Analysis||3|
|STA 9700||Applied Regression Analysis||3|
Elective Courses (15 credits)
Students can select any OPR, STA, CIS or MTH course totaling 15 credits. With the approval of the department advisor students may select quantitatively-oriented course(s)n other areas. Students may select appropriate Graduate Internship courses.
English Language Proficiency
Students who completed their undergraduate education in a non-English speaking country will be required to take non-credit bearing modules in Grammar Troubleshooting and American English Pronunciation offered by the Division of Continuing and Professional Studies. These modules may be waived based on a waiver exam. The modules are not required for students who completed a four-year degree in an English-speaking country.
Office of Graduate Admissions
Address: 151 E. 25th St. Room 820
Phone: (646) 312-1300
Fax: (646) 312-1301