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Operations Research

(15 Credit Hours)

Graduate Certificate Operations Research

Operations research focuses on the various mathematical and analytical techniques that have proven useful in numerous organizational operational problems. The process involves forming a mathematical model, analyzing the model and making practical recommendations based on the analysis. Courses emphasize linear programming, stochastic models, queuing theory and matrix theory.

Courses are offered during the summer and in the evening to accommodate the schedules of working professionals

Admissions Criteria

  • Official college transcripts
  • A 3.0 or higher in mathematics
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Three semesters of calculus and one each of linear algebra and statistics

2013-14 Tuition

in-state: $469 per credit hour
out-of-state: $1,224 per credit hour

Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1
Spring: November 1
Summer: April 1

Ben Cox
Program Director
843.953.5715
coxbl@cofc.edu