Whether you study on-campus or in Manhattan, the Systems Science graduate courses at Binghamton University offer unique, internationally recognized, transdisciplinary learning and research experiences. 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.