Operations Research, also called Decision Science or Operations Analysis, is the study of applying mathematics to business questions. As a subfield of Applied Mathematics, it has a very interesting position alongside other fields as Data Science and Machine Learning
Operations Research subjects
Techniques that will typically be covered will include: Optimization, including discrete choice problems, Game theory, Discrete event simulation, queuing systems, Dynamic programming and control problems and Multiple criterion decision making.
Operations Research prospects
The employment of operations research analysts is projected to grow 25 percent from 2020 to 2030, much faster than the average for all occupations. About 10,200 openings for operations research analysts are projected each year, on average, over the decade