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This graduate certificate program provides knowledge, tools, and techniques to those who work or plan to work in the field of military operations research. It is appropriate for students who cannot complete requirements for a master's degree in operations research, but who want a concentrated study of military modeling.

The graduate certificate may only be pursued on a part-time basis.


Admissions requirements are identical to those for the Operations Research, MS.


For policies governing all graduate certificates, see AP.6.8 Requirements for Graduate Certificates.

Banner Code: VS-CERG-MOR

Certificate Requirements

Total credits: 15

Certificate candidates must complete five courses, with an average grade of B or better, for a total of 15 graduate credits.

Required Courses

OR 541Operations Research: Deterministic Models3
OR 635Discrete System Simulation3
OR 651Military Operations Research I: Cost Analysis3
OR 652Military Operations Research Modeling II: Effectiveness Analysis3
SYST 683Modeling, Simulation, and Gaming3
Total Credits15