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Management Science and Quantitative Methods Option

Students who have taken significant coursework in management science and quantitative methods while at Tuck may receive formal recognition for their course of study. To qualify, students must take at least 15 elective credits from a menu of qualifying courses during the two-year MBA program. The 15 credits used to qualify can include no more than one full-course equivalent grade of Low Pass.

Qualifying Management Science and Quantitative Methods Electives:
Advanced Managerial Accounting 
Applications of Optimization 
Business Applications of Natural Language Processing 
Corporate Valuation 
Customer Analytics 
Data Analytics 
Data Mining for Business Analytics 
Derivatives and Risk Management
Empirical Evidence in Finance: Asset Pricing and Factor Investing
Energy Economics
Fundamentals of Web Programming 
Futures and Options Markets
Growth Economics 
Health Care Analytics & Society 
Investments 
Managerial Accounting 
Marketing Research 
Management of Service Operations 
Operations Strategy 
Professional Decision Modeling 
Quantitative Digital Marketing 
Real Estate 
Retail Pricing Analytics 
Supply Chain Management Mini 
Tools for Improving Operations 
VBA Programming 

In addition, up to three credits from qualifying technology and innovation management electives may be counted towards the 15 required credits.

Qualifying Technology and Innovation Management Electives:
Digital and Social Media Strategy 
Digital Change Strategies 
Entrepreneurship and Innovation Strategy 
Global Structure and Conduct of Firms 
Marketing in the Network Economy 
Multichannel Route-to-Market Strategy 
Platform Design, Management and Strategy 

In rare cases, non-Tuck courses that have been approved to be taken for Tuck credit may count toward the Management Science and Quantitative Methods Option. Such coursework must be consistent with the qualifying sequence of study. Petitions should be sent to tuck.registrar@tuck.dartmouth.edu, and should include a course syllabus, assignments, and exams (if possible). 

This program of study is described with U.S. Department of Education Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) code 52.1301 – Management Science, General, a category on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s STEM Designated Degree Program list.

To declare intention to complete the Management Science and Quantitative Methods Option, students must complete a short declaration form. International students on an F-1 visa should declare prior to applying for Optional Practical Training (OPT). 

Questions should be directed to tuck.registrar@tuck.dartmouth.edu.