M.S. and PhD Admissions

Cal Day 2012, UC Berkeley's annual open house. Photo credit, Elena Zhukova.

Welcome to the admissions page for the Master of Science and Ph.D. programs in the department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research at UC Berkeley. Applications to all graduate programs must be submitted electronically through the UC Berkeley Online Graduate Application. Use the Berkeley Academic Guide to see an overview of courses and requirements for the degree you wish to pursue.

Still have questions? You may contact us here for specific application questions.

Important Dates

  • Online Application Deadline:
    • Friday, December 1st, 2017, 8:59 p.m. PST
      • All supplementary materials, including the letters of recommendation, are due at this time too.
      • Fall admissions only. We do not offer spring admissions.
  • Admission Decisions:
    • Mid-March 2018