Rutgers New Brunswick/Piscataway Campus
RUTCOR Admission

The interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Operations Research trains specialists in both the theory and practice of Operations Research. Doctoral students will be exposed to theoretical and computational aspects of Operations Research, as well as the wide range of its applications. They will also be expected to specialize, by taking an in-depth series of courses chosen to complement their individual strengths and interests. Students are encouraged to get involved in the research activities of RUTCOR faculty members from the time of their arrival on campus.

The major requirements for the Ph.D. involve coursework, a Ph.D. Qualifying Examination, and a dissertation. Students are also expected to participate in RUTCOR seminars and other major RUTCOR events. These are spelled out in detail below.

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