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 iconManagement 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 society's most complex problems.

news article iconConducting 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.

 

Career Opportunities

View and apply to the current faculty positions available at the Department of Management Sciences. Be sure to include all of the requested information.

Faculty Openings

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.  

Prof. Abouee Mehrizi on the supply chain of COVID-19 vaccines for Fortune Magazine 

  1. Nov. 29, 2021Remembering a founding member of management sciences

    Shoukry Saleh, a retired faculty member who helped build a Waterloo Engineering department, died on August 9 at the age of 91.

    In 1968, he was one of four professors recruited by Archibald Sherburne, then dean of Waterloo Engineering, to establish the Faculty’s management sciences department.

    Instrumental to its launch the following year, Saleh served as department chair from September 1974 to August 1978.

  2. June 15, 2021Management Engineering and Management Sciences students win big at Canadian operations research competition

    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.

  3. June 15, 2021Graduating with a degree, a patent and a purpose
    Sheha Akbari

    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

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  1. Nov. 17, 2021 to Jan. @13, 2022Undergraduate Admissions Webinar Series: Admissions tips & tricks

    Future undergraduate engineering students are invited to join us for an admissions-focused webinar that will focus on the admissions process and cover topics like how to apply, tips for your Admissions Information Form (AIF), and more!

    Our panellists will include our Director/Associate Director of Admissions as well as current students who successfully went through the process themselves.

  2. Dec. 9, 2021Coffee and Conversation with the Dean
    Purple Graphic Coffee and Conversation with Dean Mary Wells

    Beginning September 23rd, and continuing every Thursday through this term, Dean Mary Wells will be available on the 1st floor of E7, outside the C&D, from 3-5 pm for a chat and to connect.

  3. Dec. 16, 2021Coffee and Conversation with the Dean
    Purple Graphic Coffee and Conversation with Dean Mary Wells

    Beginning September 23rd, and continuing every Thursday through this term, Dean Mary Wells will be available on the 1st floor of E7, outside the C&D, from 3-5 pm for a chat and to connect.

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