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 society's 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 Management Sciences. 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.
- Aug. 7, 2022
Second year Management Engineering student Ayush Bhargava is co-founder of Sway - a social commerce platform that allows creators to sell brand-partnered products and customer merchandise directly to their audience on their social media page. After winning a Concept $5K Grant in 2020, Sway recently got accepted in the Velocity Incubator, where the co-founders will receive support as they refine their initial start up idea, business model and proof of concept over the next several months.
- June 20, 2022
Management Engineering and Management Sciences graduating students participated in the Spring 2022 convocation, held on the evening of Saturday, June 18. The event celebrated the achievements of a new generation of graduates. Two management engineering graduates received special recognition. Chi-En Amy Tai received the University of Waterloo Alumni Gold Medal, as well as a Sandford Fleming Foundation Medal for Co-operative Work Term Proficiency.
- June 16, 2022
Amy Tai, a Management Engineering graduating student (BASc '22) will be honoured at the upcoming Spring 2022 convocation with the Alumni Gold Medal in Engineering. The award recognizes her outstanding academic achievement.
You can read more about Amy and her accomplishments and experience in Management Engineering in a recent profile article published in Waterloo News.