Certificate Requirements

This advanced certificate program of 18 credits, consisting of six three-credit courses, trains students in the fundamental mathematical tools for working in the operations research profession. Operations research is the field of applied mathematics related to efficient management of the activities of private companies, government agencies and nonprofit organizations. The following courses are required for certificate: AMS 507 Introduction to Probability, AMS 540 Linear Programming, AMS 550 Stochastic Models, AMS 553 Simulation and Modeling, AMS 572 Data Analysis I, plus one (3 credit) elective chosen by student in consultation with an advisor.