Operations research undergrad, engineering grad school?

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  1. SamAca10

    SamAca10 Ensign - DWO

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    If I were to major in operations research could I later get a masters degree in engineering (Electrical or Computer)? Thanks
     
  2. hornetguy

    hornetguy USAFA Cadet

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    I'd imagine so. Why not just major in engineering undergrad?
     
  3. SamAca10

    SamAca10 Ensign - DWO

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    It's a lot of work for undergrad. Especially at a SA. I hardly have any time for anything else with engineering right now.
     
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    I'm going to bite my tongue then.
     
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    Depends on, in general Enigneering masters have specific undergraduate course requirements, something like so many science and engineering classes. You might be able to a waiver, required to take additional classes, or be on probationary status to get accepted into a masters engineering program.

    Not the same but let me give you an example of masters degree program requirement. When I applied to an MBA program, the program had a requirement of taking college level calculus within five years or score certain score on GMAT math. Luckly, I scored higher enough on my GMAT math, otherwise I would had to make a calculus class.

    Whatever Masters Engieering degree you want to purse, should pick a school and see what the admissions requirements are.
     
  6. Zaphod

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    Holy crap! You too, eh?

    To the OP, if you think life as an undergrad is tough, even at a Service Academy, wait until you get out into the real world!

    Wow.... :eek:

    ETA: Oh, and BTW, Operations Research is utilized in Industrial Engineering, so you will at least have a shot at that. I know because I have an MSIE.

    But it's hard! You've been warned!
     
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    hornetguy USAFA Cadet

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    Zap! What old, salty Frankenstein brought you back to life?! :eek:
     
  8. SamAca10

    SamAca10 Ensign - DWO

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    I've decided to stick with EE. It's more work than any other major, but I like it, and it's also the most marketable major.
     
  9. Zaphod

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    Yes, it is. Good choice.

    And yes, it's BFM: Black Fu**ing Magic. If you can get it, you're smarter than I am.
     
  10. Zaphod

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    The proverbial Bad Penny.

    I'm him. :thumb:
     

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