Welcome to Management Sciences at the University of Waterloo
Management Sciences is an academic department within the Faculty of Engineering that offers an undergraduate Bachelor of Applied Science (BASc) degree in management engineering, an undergraduate option in management sciences, and both research and course-based graduate degree programs.
Management sciences is a broad interdisciplinary study of problem solving and decision making in organizations. It uses a combination of analytical models, data science, and behavioural sciences to address societies' most complex problems.
Conducting meaningful research that will impact industries and economies, our students and faculty work under three core areas of specialization: applied operations research, information systems, and management of technology.
Exploring studies in Management Sciences
Interested in pursuing Management Engineering or Management Sciences Option in your undergraduate studies? Learn more about the programs and requirements before applying.
Management Sciences offers a variety of graduate programs that emphasizes on research engagement and professional development, setting you up for success in the working industry.
View and apply to the current faculty positions available at the Department of Systems Design Engineering. Be sure to include all of the requested information.
We’re always looking for talented new faculty members who are passionate about educating the brightest engineers of the future and advancing innovative ideas to the next level.
Management Sciences in the News
Discover the latest news in student accomplishments, research development, and learning advancements within Management Sciences.
- June 15, 2021
Management Engineering and Management Sciences students have once again won top prizes at the Canadian Operations Research Society (CORS) student paper competition. They presented their papers at the 2021 CORS conference, held remotely.
- June 15, 2021
Sheha Akbari, who will graduate from management engineering on June 19 2021, is passionate about making a difference to Afghan women and youth. To say she made the most of her five years as a Waterloo Engineering student could just be an understatement. Read the full story on Waterloo News.
- May 19, 2021
Today the Faculty of Engineering has shared detailed and program specific class format plans for September 2021 with our incoming and current students.
Each department has posted details in a LEARN course for current undergraduate engineering students and in a TEAMS channel for current architecture students. These details are based on the information we shared with the Registrar’s Office, which is responsible for University-wide schedules and classroom space.
- July 16 to Aug. 5, 2021
Innovation, coaching & networking opportunities at GreenHouse Social Impact Incubator for FYDP Capstone teams interested in working on challenges with organizations and individuals with a problem or venture in mind! Apply to GreenHouse’s Social Innovators in Training & Workplace Innovation Programs by August 5th.