Industrial Engineering & Operations Research

Master of Science Program

Apply to the Master of Science Program

Join the Next Generation of Technology Leaders

Deadline to Apply:
December 15, 2020

GRE is now optional

Application opens September 15, 2020

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Call: 510.642.7983
Email: ieoradmissions@berkeley.edu

Program Overview

Our PhD and master of science programs will prepare you with the latest theory, computational tools, and research methods for a career of discovery in academia or industry. You will learn to innovate in a wide range of domains such as artificial intelligence, high-tech, healthcare, energy, finance, consulting, data science, management, robotics, logistics, human factors.

Register for our MS / PhD Infosession on 10/21

Interested in learning more about the University of California, Berkeley IEOR PhD and MS programs?

At this information session (10/21), Professors Alper Atamturk, Candace Yano, Rajan Udwani, Paul Grigas and PhD students will give a brief overview of the program, its curriculum, and the diverse career possibilities within the field.

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Expand Technical Expertise

The Master of Science program will prepare students with the latest theory, computational tools, and research methods through advanced courses in optimization, modeling, simulation, decision analytics, and service operations.

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Explore Industry Applications

Through the Master of Science coursework, students innovate in a wide range of domains including artificial intelligence, healthcare, energy, finance, consulting, robotics, logistics, human factors, and management.

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Unlock Rewarding Careers

Master of Science graduates have broader skill sets and deeper theoretical understanding than undergraduates, leading to interesting careers that entail more responsibility and offer notably higher compensation on average. 

How to Apply

UPDATE as of August 2020: Due to Covid 19 testing difficulties, the GRE is not required for Fall 2021 admits. However, you are welcome to include the exam in your portfolio.

Admission Deadlines

For more information requirements, fees, and about the program, read the Graduate Student Handbook.

MS/PhD Deadlines for Fall 2021:

  • Application opens September 15, 2020
  • Online application: December 15, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST
  • Official GRE and TOEFL (if applicable) scores: (received by) December 15, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST
  • 3 letters of recommendation: December 15, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

MEng Deadlines for Fall 2021:

January 6, 2021

Application link: http://grad.berkeley.edu/admissions/apply/

The IEOR Department does not offer Spring admissions.

The entire application process is electronic. Please do not mail any documents to the IEOR Department.

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Heather Iwata (MS, MEng, & PhD)
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