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Evans LibraryFlorida Tech's library is home to the Applied Computing Center, teaching auditorium and learning pavilion. It also houses hundreds of thousands of books, government documents and technical journals.

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Choose Florida Tech for an Operations Research Master's

One of Just a Few Programs In The Nation Offering This Unique Curriculum

As a leading research university, students choosing Florida Tech for an operations research master's degree in operations research have a chance to study at an institution committed to developing leaders for a diverse cultural global marketplace.

Expert Training Develops Subject Matter Experts

Jobs demanding leaders who are able to craft solutions for complex business issues rely on trained graduates who hold subject matter expertise and the ability to research new solutions. As one of just a few universities with a master's degree in operations research, graduate from Florida Tech develop unique skills to offer an employer.

Professors Bring Years of Experience to the Classroom

Expert professors with extensive industry experience is another reason students find attending Florida Tech so valuable. Graduate students experience close mentorship with professors, while benefitting from the quality curriculum, extensive research opportunities, internships, assistantships and unique program offerings that they might expect from a larger university. Professors in the operations research master's degree program are involved in various research projects, collaborating with students as well as experts in the field. Bringing their lifetime of experience to the classroom, professors provide students with insight that can be applied in the real world.

Research Recap

Master degree candidates participate in many research experiences including final course projects and interdisciplinary team projects that involve optimization and optimal control, stochastic models, inverse problems in modeling, image processing, data mining, game theory, financial mathematics and statistics. Students are encouraged to participate in consulting projects and when applicable, funded research assistant positions.


Florida Tech's research university status ensures that operations research master's degree students have the tools and facilities they need to conduct research in their preferred area of operations research. Florida Tech's advanced research centers and laboratories are home to essential equipment and software such as Xpress Optimization Suite, Mathematica, MATLAB, Sage Mathematics Software and NIH-Image.

Excellent Career Preparation

Florida Tech challenges students to become thought leaders who pave the way to success for the organizations they lead. Graduates with a master's degree in operations research are working for government organizations and corporations such as Harris Corp., Piper, Federal Aviation Administration and Northrop Grumman. Operations research career paths include finance and insurance, computer systems, manufacturing, education, healthcare, state and local government and private business.