Department of Information and Operations Management
The Department of Information and Operations Management oversees Mays Business School’s Management Information Systems (MIS) and Supply Chain Management (SCM) programs. Our mission is to advance the field of information sciences through quality education, active partnerships, and research initiatives. Our department ranks among the top in the world in terms of research productivity, impact, and visibility.
The department welcomes the support of corporate partners interested in furthering the goals and objectives of our programs.
Our department offers four undergraduate and graduate degrees in the areas of Management Information Systems and Supply Chain Management.
The Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Information Systems and Bachelor of Business Administration in Supply Chain Management programs provide students with the business, technical, and leadership skills necessary to meet the challenges presented in each study’s respective field. For the past five years, MIS and supply chain management majors have earned the highest average starting salary of any undergraduate degree program in Mays Business School.
The Masters of Science in Management Information Systems (MS-MIS) degree provides a world-class education in technical information systems and business. Our career placement data is a testament to the quality and success of our program.
The Ph.D. in Business Administration – Operations and Supply Chain Management has a strong research orientation and a systems point of view, stressing the comprehension of a functional business nexus and the importance of effective decision making. Our program has been recognized as one of the top programs in the country and offers considerable benefits and career opportunities.
Our faculty is known for distinguished work and scholarship. Members have been recipients of numerous awards from a variety of leading journals including best paper, best associate editor, and best reviewer. In addition, many have assumed leadership in academic societies such as the INFORMS, Production & Operations Management Society, Systems Dynamics Society, and the Decision Sciences Institute.
Several of our faculty members serve as associate or senior editors with leading publications such as the Journal of Operations Management, Production and Operations Management, Decision Sciences, and others. Professors from our department consistently receive teaching awards at the college and university levels.
We recommend that students diversify their educational experiences through involvement in student organizations. Students in the department are encouraged to participate in the TAMU recognized student organizations associated with the department:
- Business Information Technology Students (BITS)
- Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP)
- Aggie Supply Chain Professionals (ASCP)
The Council for the Management of Information Systems is an indispensable asset for our students, faculty, and industry members. The council facilitates engagement opportunities with competitive and relevant education initiatives, research ventures, and promotes corporate access.
The function of the Supply Chain Consortium is to advance relationships among corporations, faculty, and students. The consortium also provides educational events at the Mays Business School Houston CityCentre facility.