Master of Science in Management Science

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Master’s in Management Science at UT Dallas

Pursue your custom, tailored degree plan in hybrid, online or traditional formats.

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Get a degree with endless career possibilities.

A Master’s in Management Science provides the foundation for informed organizational decision-making in any industry or field.

A Management Science master’s degree lets you have the flexibility to combine business courses. You combine finance, marketing and operations, with an array of technical courses such as business analytics and cybersecurity. Joining these disciplines allows you to grow and learn in all areas of business.

You will learn to use a variety of problem-solving techniques and gain experience in diverse areas of expertise. Some of those areas are:

  • global logistics and inventory management
  • purchasing and contract management
  • integrated supply chain management
  • Lean and Six Sigma processes
  • project management
  • supply chain management information systems
  • and spreadsheet modeling.
Discover all the ways a management science career can work for you

Rankings – UT Dallas Management Science


Best Value Master’s in Management Program

Ranked no. 21 in the U.S. by Value Colleges (2019)


Best Master’s in Management Science Program

Ranked no. 26 in the U.S. by Eduniversal (2019).


Best College with Management Science Degrees in the U.S.

Ranked no. 3 in the U.S. by

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Tailor your degree plan just for you.

Our flexibility is your advantage. With only four core (required) courses, you can select eight electives that fit your specific career focus.

STEMWith only four core STEM foundation courses, students can customize their degree by choosing one of 15 different concentrations. Regardless of your choice, completing the degree will enable your eligibility for 3 years of Optional Practical Training if you are an international student. For those that did not complete a STEM-based undergraduate degree, completing the MS in Management Science will give the technical edge you need in a competitive job market.

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Timing is everything, especially your timing!

Earn your Master’s in Management Science on your schedule. Enroll in a combination of online and classroom-based courses to fit your schedule. Take advantage of our fully online degree as well!

100+All core courses are available online, with over 100 qualifying electives available online.

You are in control of when and how you complete your Management Science degree. There is no requirement to complete an internship or capstone course.

You can complete your degree in 18 to 24 months with a combination of online and classroom courses. Augment your courses with an internship or two to gain valuable practical experience.

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Learn from Exceptional Faculty, Support Services and Career Guidance

Now more than ever, students require access to the best faculty, services, and guidance to compete in the marketplace.

The Master’s in Management Science at UT Dallas provides a platform giving you the tools to succeed. Now more than ever, students require access to the best faculty, services, and guidance to compete in the marketplace. The Master’s in Management Science at UT Dallas provides a platform giving you the tools to succeed.

Our faculty are experts in their field, and they are here to help prepare you for a successful career. The JSOM Career Management Center coaches and prepares you for interviews and networking events. The Jindal School of Management has 70 student organizations, while the University has over 300 student organizations.

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Student Experiences

Anagha John

The Conduit Between the Student and the Brand

The course structure helped me identify my skills, crack interviews and land three internship experiences with Texas’ top companies like Baylor Scott & White Health and Vistra Energy.

Hashir Syed operations management student

How the MS Management Science Degree Sets You Apart

I am nothing but thankful to the Management Science team, the Jindal School of Management faculty, some wonderful peers, and that program ambassador for a wonderful experience. If you are reading this to learn about the program, I would like to pay it forward by shedding some light on my own experience.

Shrutik Dode MS management science alumn

From Entrepreneur to MS Management Science Student

The professors, my classmates, non-teaching staff and every single person I had any interaction with offered help, taught me something new, motivated me to push my boundaries, and showed me how to do things differently than I already knew.

Aagosh Bansal operations management student

UT Dallas MS Management Science: The Mini-MBA

I was astounded by the level of interest shown when I applied for my internships and the variety of the options available to me. The University of Texas at Dallas Management Sciences program was the best fit for me. It allowed me to select courses from various technical and managerial domains, which helped me build a dynamic skillset and provide me global exposure.

Shannon Hannibal

MS in Management Science Helped Me Achieve My Purpose

The MSc in Management Science program is an extremely flexible academic program that allowed me to pursue my unique combination of interests, which I determined to be most appropriate for the career I wanted to pursue.

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Class Profile

Demographic and Other Information

The Master’s in Management Science (MS MSc) focuses on teaching students to develop business solutions through various approaches to strategic planning and solution developments. Our proud students come from a variety of backgrounds and experience and bring a great diversity and knowledge to classrooms.

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Countries Represented

China, France, India, Iran, Korea, Nigeria, Pakistan, Taiwan, Turkey, United States, Vietnam

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59% Female
41% Male


Domestic Minorities


Years of Work Experience*

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Typical Undergraduate Degrees**

Bachelor of Technology (Nano Technology), Bachelor of Technology (Mechanical Engineering), Business Administration, Mechatronics Engineering, Bachelor of Science – Business Administration , BS in Management, BS in Marketing, Economics


Median Age

in years

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Average GPA

3.4 Undergraduate
3.6 Graduate

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Average Test Scores

610 GMAT
300 GRE


Average Alumni Salary

Source: November 2017 Salary Survey, National Association of Colleges and Employers

* Work experience is not required for joining the Master’s in Management Science program.

** To apply for Master’s in Management Science degree program, an undergraduate degree is required (all majors are considered).

Student Testimonials

Nikki Sharma

Nikki Sharma

The UT Dallas MS MSc is an reputable program that is very flexible through the variety of classes offered. I had the opportunity to learn management skills in the Accounting field.
Sahil Ratra

Sahil Ratra

The MS MSc program is an excellent integrated program at UTD that allows students the flexibility to design their own curriculum. It gives us the option to choose the subjects that interest us the most and sincerely follow our passion for life.
Samridhi Gupta

Samridhi Gupta

Pursuing a master’s degree in the Management Science Program at UTD helped me enhance and integrate my extensive IT skills with business acumen.
Yi-Huan (Jeff) Chen

Yi-Huan (Jeff) Chen

The MS MSc program is the perfect program for those who want to pursue a degree that can fulfill your intellectual eagerness both in business management and workplace technique.
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