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Mason’s doctoral program in systems engineering and operations research offers a unique integration of systems engineering and operations research. This integration gives students a strong analytical and computational capability and an overarching systems perspective that is well-grounded in application. The program prepares students for leadership positions in research and development in government, industry, research organization, and academia.
Total Credits: 72
The PhD in Systems Engineering and Operations Research curriculum offers a unique integration of specialties that gives students a strong analytical and computational capability and an overarching systems perspective grounded in application. No other department in the nation offers a PhD degree program that covers systems engineering and operations research in this integrated manner.
Department faculty have active lines of research in the following areas:
- Aviation Systems Engineering
- Homeland Security
- Military Transformation
- Systems Requirements, Integration, and Architecting