Decision Sciences

Decision Sciences

About Our Department

The Department of Decision Sciences offers a wide variety of programs revolving around optimizing computer technology, information management and manufacturing efficiency.

Available programs include Management Information Systems (MIS), which centers on information and computer systems; Operations Management (OPS), which helps oversee business practices and improves them; and Manufacturing Supply Chain Management (MSCM), making production processes more efficient and more productive. The department also offers minor in Business Analytics and, in conjunction with the Internet Studies Center, an E-Commerce Developer Certificate. For more information on one of the programs click on the appropriate link below. 

Management Information Systems

Operations Management

Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management

Business Analytics 

E-Commerce Developer Certificate 

Our Mission

The mission of the Department of Decision Sciences is to advance and disseminate knowledge in management information systems, manufacturing and supply chain management, and quantitative methods. We provide high quality educational programs, publish theoretical and applied research, and serve university, professional, and community organizations.

Our Faculty

Each of the professors who make up the Department of Decision Sciences bring unique and valuable training and expertise to the classroom. They're people who dedicate themselves to equip students with the knowledge needed in the ever-changing world of information systems, manufacturing supply chain operations and quantitative methods. 

Contact Information

Dr. Craig Tyran 
Department Chair

Talisa Cook
Academic Department Manager
Department of Decision Sciences
Parks Hall 343
Phone: (360) 650-3902
Talisa.Cook@wwu.edu