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Operations Research & Engineering Management

Each of our degrees uniquely position our graduates for success in a variety of career pathways for those entering the workforce, or to help accelerate promotion or career advancement for those already in the workforce.

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Why Operations Research and Engineering Management?

Two of the 2023 highest paying-majors fall within the Operations Research & Engineering Management (OREM) Department - Operations Research, at #1, and Systems Engineering, at #8, according to a recent article on

SMU Lyle OREM students take advantage of the in-depth curriculum in optimization, stochastics, data science fundamentals and industrial/systems engineering methodologies with applications in business, industry, government and the nonprofit sector.

Operations Research & Engineering Management Degree Programs

Bachelor's Programs

Management Science

Master's Programs

Engineering Entrepreneurship
Engineering Management
Information Engineering and Management
Operations Research
Systems Engineering

Ph.D. Programs

Operations Research
Systems Engineering

Doctor of Engineering Program

Engineering Management

Dual Degree Program

Operations Research + MBA

Did you know?

The new dual degree in Data Science can be obtained with only 3 additional courses beyond the required Management Science curriculum, leading to the BS in Management Science and Data Science.