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 societies' 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 Systems Design Engineering. 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. 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.

  2. 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

  3. May 19, 2021A message about Fall 2021 class format details from Dean Mary Wells

    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.

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  1. Sep. 23, 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.

  2. Sep. 30, 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. Oct. 7, 2021Canadian Graduate Studies Engineering Fair (virtual)
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