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Undergraduate Program

The undergraduate curriculum in Management Science and Engineering trains students 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.

Undergraduate Degree Options



Coterminal BA/BS and MS


Learning Outcomes

The career paths the 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.


Student Resources

Admissions Prospective undergraduates apply to the university through the Undergraduate Admissions Office — not directly to the Management Science and Engineering department.
Financial Aid Undergraduate financial aid is handled through the Stanford University Financial Aid Office, which provides comprehensive information on financial aid alternatives for undergraduates.
Campus Life Many of our students elect to join campus groups and campus chapters of national and international groups.
Visiting Campus Come for a visit! Management Science and Engineering is housed within Stanford's Engineering Quad in the Huang Engineering Center. Schedule a tour