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The undergraduate curriculum in Management Science and Engineering provides students training in the fundamentals of engineering systems analysis to prepare them to plan, design and implement complex economic and technological management systems where a scientific or engineering background is necessary or desirable. Students complete courses in accounting, calculus, computer science, economics, organizational theory, mathematical modeling, optimization, probability, and statistics.

How to declare

Stanford undergraduates who wish to declare Management Science and Engineering as their major should review important material and follow instructions on how to declare.

Learning outcomes

The career paths that an MS&E major prepares students for include investment banking, management consulting, and facilities and process management; or for graduate school in industrial engineering, operations research, business, economics, law, medicine, or public policy.

MS&E career paths

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Student stories

“I took classes on national security, economics, bioengineering, optimization, and so much more, all within MS&E. There are so many amazing classes here at Stanford, it is important to take advantage of them.”
 - Federica Roth, BS graduate


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