The Department of Operations Research and Engineering Management currently offers two doctoral programs, Ph.D. in Operations Research and a D.E. in Engineering Management. Details on each program can be found below.
D.E. in Engineering Management
This degree is designed to provide students with preparation to meet doctoral standards in an applied science or engineering practice. The degree requires a high level of expertise in the theoretical aspects of relevant scientific principles and experience with details of the implementation of theory on realistic problems.
Ph.D. in Operations Research
The SMU Operations Research Ph.D. program prepares its graduates for a career in higher education, research, or industry.