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Department of Management Sciences

The Department of Management Sciences delivers a portfolio of teaching, research, and service activities in two broadly defined areas for the Fisher College.

The Decision Sciences group includes faculty providing academic program support in the technical fields of business statistics and operations research. The Operations Management faculty teach and conduct research in the areas of manufacturing and service operations. Academic majors are offered at the undergraduate, MBA, and PhD levels in Operations Management.

See the Patterns of Administration for details on the department's policies and procedures.

Department Recognition

Fisher’s undergraduate program is ranked 6th among public universities in the 2013 U.S. News and World Report rankings.

Best Colleges Specialty Rankings: Undergraduate business specialties: Production / Operations Management -

1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA

2 Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA

3 Purdue University--West Lafayette West Lafayette, IN

4 University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA

5 University of Michigan--Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, MI

6 Ohio State University--Columbus Columbus, OH

7 University of California--Berkeley Berkeley, CA

8 University of Texas--Austin Austin, TX

9 University of North Carolina--Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC

10 Indiana University--Bloomington Bloomington, IN