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.
- 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.
- Apr. 30, 2021
- Feb. 19, 2021
The Industry 4.0 student team recently ran the third annual "I4 Case Competition". The compeititon reached 158 participants, organized in 36 teams from high-schools across Canada, who competed for $2000 in prize money.