Whether you study on-campus, online or in Manhattan, the Systems Science graduate program at Binghamton University offers a unique, internationally recognized, transdisciplinary learning and research experience. In our program, you'll learn the concepts, principles and methods for understanding, modeling, analyzing, optimizing and improving various forms of complex systems.
- PhD in Systems Science
- MS in Systems Science
- MS in Systems Science with Health Systems concentration
- MS in Systems Science: Executive Health Systems concentration in Manhattan
- Advanced Graduate Certificate in Complex Systems Science and Engineering (available
for all majors)
Selected Research Topics
- Mathematical Modeling of Systems
- Computer Simulation
- Soft Computing
- Machine Learning
- Intelligent Control
- Statistical Modeling
- Data Analytics
- Information Theory
- System Dynamics
- Nonlinear Dynamics
- Agent-Based Modeling
- Game Theory
- Computational Social Science
- Complex Networks
- Decision Making and Management
- Health Systems; Sustainability
- Transdisciplinary Research
Required Course Descriptions, Electives
Master's in Systems Science (MS SS)
Students must complete four required courses while maintaining at least a B average. Students will choose to complete either SSIE-520 or SSIE-523.
- SSIE 500 - Computational Tools
- SSIE 501 - Intro to Systems Science
- SSIE 505 - Applied Probability & Statist.
- SSIE 520 - Modeling And Simulation
- SSIE 523 - Collective Dyn of Complex Syst
- SSIE 519 - Applied Soft Computing
- SSIE 617 - Fuz. Sets, Fuz.Logic & Fuz.Sys
- SSIE 631 - Foundations Of Neural Networks
- SSIE 641 - Adv Topics in Network Science
4 electives (at least one at 600-level) plus 6 credits of thesis work followed by oral presentation and defense.
5 electives (at least one at 600-level) plus a project of at least 3 credits.
PhD in Systems Science (PhD SS)
Degree requirements include:
- satisfaction of the learning contract, including proficiency in teaching and residence requirements
- pass a comprehensive exam
- presentation of a colloquium on proposed research
- acceptance of a prospectus outlining dissertation research
- submission of a dissertation, and
- defense of a dissertation at oral examination
Admission to the program occurs on a rolling basis.