College of Science and Health > Academics > Mathematical Sciences > Certificate Programs > Optimization and Operations Research Graduate Certificate
Students pursuing a graduate certificate in Optimization and Operations Research need to complete four graduate-level courses (16 credit hours). Below is the list of the three core required courses and elective courses.
In special circumstances and with approval of the graduate program director, an elective course can be substituted with other relevant courses.
Students in this certificate program must earn a grade of C- or higher in all graduate courses and finish with a cumulative GPA or 2.0 of higher.
The requirements for admission into this certificate program are:
The admission process and review of applicants is managed by the Office of Graduate Admission via the online application and follows procedures similar to those used for existing graduate programs offered by the Department of Mathematical Sciences.
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Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. It is recommended that applicants coming from a non-math background should have completed the following minimum requirements: two years of calculus, including multivariate calculus and linear algebra; one course in statistics; and one course in scientific computer programming Applicants who do not have this preparation may be admitted on a conditional basis until they have completed the requirements with grades of B or better. To apply, complete a DePaul University College of Science and Health graduate admission online application and submit the following:
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