MSE Curriculum, for Class Starting Fall 2015

The MS&E program is a three-semester program which can be completed in a single calendar year. Students enter in the Fall term and can either finish their coursework at the end of the following August, or alternatively, have the option to take the Summer term off (e.g. for an internship) and complete their coursework by the end of the following Fall term. Students are required to take the equivalent of 12 three-credit courses (36 credits).

Students must take at least 6 courses within the IEOR Department (18 credits), 4 to 6 courses at the Business School, and the remaining courses (if any) within the School of Engineering, the School of International and Public Affairs, the Law School, or the Departments of Economics, Mathematics and Statistics. Students in residence during the Summer term take 2 to 4 Business School courses in the third (Summer) semester in order to complete their program.

To facilitate with academic programming, students should complete a program plan to be reviewed by their advisor.

The Department requires that students achieve grades of B- or higher in each of the three fundamental core courses. Poor performance in these courses is indicative of inadequate preparation and is very likely to lead to serious problems in completing the program. As a result, students failing to meet this criterion will be asked to withdraw from the program.

Courses with a FINC, DROM or MGMT designation are Business School courses. Courses with IEOR, SIEO and IEME designations are IEOR department courses.

The curriculum for the class starting Fall 2015 is presented below. (The curriculum for the Fall 2014 Class) 

Core (12 points):
IEORE4004 Introduction to Operations Research: Deterministic Models (taken first Fall semester)
IEORE4111 Operations Consulting (starts first Fall semester, all-year course)
IEORE4101 Probability Models for Management Science and Engineering (taken first Fall semester)
IEORE4102 Stochastic Models for Management Science and Engineering (taken during Spring semester)

Semi-Core (DRO, Analysis & Management Electives - 18 points):

Decision, Risk and Operations Electives (9 points total):
DROMB8107-060 Service Operations (Fall semester)
DROMB8108-060 Supply Chain Management (Spring semester)
DROMB8116-060 Risk Management
DROMB8122-060 MSE Game-Theoretic Business Strategy (Spring semester)
DROMB8123-060 Demand and Supply Analytics (Spring semester)
DROMB8510-060 Managerial Negotiations (with Game Theoretical Analysis) (Fall and Spring semester)
DROMB8858-060 Data-Driven Entrepreneurship (Fall semester)

DROMB9122-001 Computing for Business Research (Fall semester)
MRKTB8617-001 Marketing Research (Summer semester)
IEORE4650 Business Analytics (Fall and Spring semester)
(additional electives will be posted shortly)

Analysis & Management Electives (9 points total; at least one elective from each group):

Select at minimum (1) from the Management Group:
ECONW4280 Corporate Finance (By application, Fall and Spring semester)
IEMEE4310 The Manufacturing Enterprise (Fall semester)
IEORE4412 Quality Control and Management (Spring semester)
IEORE4505 Operations Research in Public Policy (Spring semester)
IEORE4510 Project Management (Spring semester)
IEORE4520 Applied Systems Engineering (Fall semester)
IEORE4521 Systems Engineering Tools and Methods
IEORE4550 Entrepreneurial Business Creation for Engineers (Fall semester)
IEORE4560 Lean LaunchPad (Week-long course in mid-January, By application only)
IEORE4573 Design and Agile Project Management Engineering Lab (Fall semester)
IEORE4575 Designing Digital Operating Models (Spring semester)
IEORE4711 Global Capital Markets (Fall semester)
IEORE4998 Managing Technological Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Fall and Spring semester)
FINCB8307 Advanced Corporate Finance (Spring semester)

Select at minimum (1) from the Analysis Group:
IEORE4000 Production and Operations Management
 (Fall semester)
IEORE4403 Advanced Engineering and Corporate Economics (Fall semester)
IEORE4405 Production Scheduling (Spring semester)
IEORE4407 Game Theoretic Models of Operations (Fall semester)
IEORE4418 Logistics and Transportation Management (Fall semester)  
IEORE4507 Healthcare Operations Management (Fall semester)
IEORE4525 Machine Learning for OR & FE (Spring semester)
IEORE4570 Data Mining (Spring semester)
IEORE4571 Python-Based Analytics for OR (Fall and Spring semester)
IEORE4650 Business Analytics (Fall and Spring Semester - was formely IEOR E4574)
IEORE4600 Applied Integer Programming (Spring semester)
IEORE4601 Dynamic Pricing and Revenue Management (Spring semester)

Breadth Electives (6 points total):
The breadth electives can be selected from the Business School, the School of Engineering, the School of International and Public Affairs, the Law School, or the Departments of Economics, Mathematics and Statistics.

Electives are selected under the advisement of the student's faculty advisor. Courses taken from the School of Professional Studies will not be counted towards the M.S. degree (i.e. courses with the following prefixes: ACTU, BUSI, COPR, IKNS, SUMA, FUND, and more).

All Business school courses listed above are open to MS&E students. MS&E students will enjoy some priority for other business school courses as described below:

When courses are under-subscribed by Business School students during pre-registration, the courses are normally eligible for cross-registration by students in other schools. MS&E students will receive priority to register for these courses prior to their being made available to students in other programs and Schools. If more MS&E students wish to enroll in a course than there are seats available, the IEOR department will make the decision on the students who will get the spaces (e.g. based on a lottery or GPA). Only if additional space is available after MS&E students have signed up, then these courses will be made available to other cross-registration students at the University.

When courses are subscribed close to capacity during pre-registration, available seats will be open to all students on a first come/first served basis after the first class.