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 11th among public universities in the 2016 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, IN

4 University of Michigan--Ann Arbor, MI

5 University of California, Berkeley--Berkeley, CA

6 University of Pennsylvania--Philadelphia, PA

7 The Ohio State University--Columbus, OH

8 Michigan State University--East Lansing, MI

9 University of North Carolina--Chapel Hill, NC

10 Indiana University--Bloomington, IN