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. Apr. 11, 2022Management Sciences professor discusses connections between world events and supply chains

    Management Sciences professor Fatma Gzara, an expert on supply chain management and logistics, was recently featured in Episode 123 of the Beyond the Bulleting Podcast, where she discussed how world events affect manufacturing, shipping and the prices paid by consumers. 

  2. Mar. 16, 2022Management engineering student honored for outstanding co-op term at Tesla

    A management engineering student who worked at Tesla during the winter term in 2021 has been recognized with an honorable mention in the annual Co-op Student of the Year Awards at the University of Waterloo.

    Nimisha Saxena, who is in her fourth year, worked as a technical program manager intern at the electric automaker, assisting with the development of a third-party risk management (TPRM) program.

  3. Mar. 14, 2022Management engineering students capture first prize at Canadian Engineering Competition

    Management engineering students Omar Atwa and Omkaar Kamath recently earned a first place finish at the 2022 Canadian Engineering Competition, which was hosted virtually by the University of New Brunswick, Frederictorn. 

    Omar and Omkaar competed in the re-engineering competition, where"competitors must redesign an existing product or process to either improve its functionality or to adapt it for a completely new purpose".  The designs are "judged based on functionality, practicality, feasibility, and marketability".

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