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Career Mentor Details of ** "Operations Research"**
**Name of The Profession**

**Who is a Operations Research and what does he/she do?**

**Qualifications Required**

Basically a degree in operations research, or at least 24 semester hours with a combination of operations research, probability, statistics, mathematical logic or science. Also, 3 out of the 24 semesters must have been in the discipline of calculus.

**Where can I go and study to become a Operations Research?**

**Where can I work as a Operations Research?**

**Potential earning capacity per annum:**

The salary package of the operations research could be somewhere around 3 Lac p.a. (Approx). Further it depends on the basis of experience, geographic location and education.

Operations Research

Operations research, also known as operational research is an interdisciplinary branch of formal science and applied mathematics that utilizes advanced analytical methods such as statistical analysis, mathematical modeling and mathematical optimization to solve complex decision-making problems. It is concerned with determining the maximum profit or performance with minimum loss or risk of some real-world objective.

Operational research comprises a vast range of problem solving techniques and methods to improve decision-making and efficiency. Different tools used by operational researchers are optimization, probability theory, statistics, graph theory, decision analysis, mathematical modeling and simulation. These tools are used, by operational researchers to solve given problems.

** India**

**Indian Statistical Institute,**Kolkata, West Bengal.**Indian Institute of Technology,**Delhi.**Annamalai University,**Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu.**Gandhigaram Rural University,**Gandhigram , Tamil Nadu.

** ****UK**

- University Of Manchester
- University Of Southampton
- Newcastle University
- Birkbeck, University of London
- Cardiff University

** **** USA**

- University of Phoenix
- Ashford University
- Walden University
- Virginia College
- Everest College

**As an operational research analyst in large organizations.****Teaching jobs in universities for operation research programs.****Operation research analyst in federal government.****Research organization and consulting firms that work in operation research.**

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