45.00 Hours Required

The Master of Science program in Management Science and Engineering prepares students for a life-long career addressing the critical technical and behavioral challenges of running organizations and complex systems. There is an emphasis on improving analytic abilities, making better decisions, developing and executing strategies, and leading people who innovate. At the core of this program are quantitative analytic skills and an entrepreneurial spirit.

MS program information on the Management Science and Engineering department website

The MS program instils breadth as well as depth across a range of courses including math, engineering and behavioral science. Potential courses are listed on the right. To meet the depth requirement, every student pursues a specialty in one of seven areas:

  • Computational Social Science
  • Decision and Risk Analysis
  • Energy and Environment
  • Financial Analytics
  • Health Systems Modelling
  • Operations and Analytics
  • Technology and Engineering Management


For course tuition and fees, please click Tuition & Fees.

Time Commitment

Most part-time students take an average of 3 to 5 years to complete the 45-unit requirement. You must complete a Master's degree within 5 years of starting the program.

Background Requirements

Applicants are expected to have an engineering degree, or a related quantitative degree that requires differential calculus of several variables. Additional course work in general programming, statistics, and economics is preferred.


Admission to the MS degree program is decided by an online application. For information on this process please see the Graduate Admissions page of the Management Science and Engineering department website.

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