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. Gzara on the impact of CP Rail and union barganing challenges on grocery supply chains for the Toronto Star

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

  1. Oct. 28, 2022Management Sciences staff recognized for outstanding performance

    Shelley Vossen, undergraduate advisor/co-ordinator in the Department of Management Sciences, was the recepient of a 2022 Faculty of Engineering Outstanding Staff Performance Award. The award recognizes staff who make outstanding contributions to the learning and working environment in the Faculty of Engineering. 

  2. Oct. 21, 2022Professor wins prize for ‘groundbreaking’ research

    Management Sciences professor Saeed Ghadimi has been recognized by an international organization for work involving the interface between computer science and operations research. He shared an annual prize from the INFORMS (Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences) Computing Society (ICS) for the best paper or group of papers in the field.

  3. Oct. 18, 2022Management Sciences faculty member studies electric plane operational efficiencies
    Small electric plane

    This news item is an excerpt from one that previously appeared in the Daily Bulletin

    The Sustainable Aeronautics Summit at Waterloo Region International Airport heralded the call by leaders in industry, government, and academia to create innovative sustainable aeronautics futures on Wednesday, 5 October 2022. 

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