Using computer simulation modeling, you’ll see individual components and understand how policy changes can succeed or fail based on the existing system dynamics. A minor in system dynamics gives you valuable tools you’ll use in any workplace.

A minor in system dynamics gives you the foundation to understand how and why complex systems operate the way they do and how they change. From the smallest project team to the largest engineering organization, grasping how underlying independent factors form a complex and changing system gives you a valuable big-picture perspective needed to implement effective solutions.

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Curriculum

WPI offers exceptional flexibility for students seeking a system dynamics minor. The six courses required in this minor include Introduction to System Dynamics Modeling and System Dynamics Modeling. In addition, you’ll take four independent study projects under the expert guidance of our faculty.

Your hands-on course work gives you the experience needed to apply system dynamics principles to your professional work in any field.

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