Careers in Decision Sciences

Decision Sciences is the discipline that integrates functional business fields with analytical concepts and modeling, process improvement and computer based quantitative tools to make critical decisions; thus enhancing complex decision making processes and decision support.

Career Options for Decision Sciences Majors

One very significant aspect of obtaining a degree in Decision Sciences is the great number of options the person has in applying their education. Because of the background in Decision Sciences and Business Computer Information Systems along with a strong foundation in functional areas of Business – Accounting, Marketing, Logistics, Finance, Real Estate, Insurance, Operations, Management, and Human Resources – the student may apply their skill to any of these areas. The number of potential jobs in each functional area is substantial. Listed below are areas of industry that employ people with training in Decision Sciences:

  • Advertising
  • Balanced Scorecard
  • Business Intelligence
  • Cost Analysis
  • Engineering Economics
  • Financial Analysis
  • Human Resource Management
  • Insurance
  • International Management
  • Investment Analysis
  • Logistics
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Management Consulting
  • Managerial Accounting Analysis
  • Manufacturing Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Marketing Research
  • Materials Management
  • Process and Systems Design
  • Purchasing
  • Quality Control
  • Real Estate
  • Risk Management
  • Sales Analyses
  • Six Sigma Analyses
  • Systems Analyst
  • Systems Integration
  • Preparation for Graduate Studies

Contact Information

Should you have questions about this program or areas of opportunities for Decision Science majors, please contact one of the following:

  • Jerry L. Dake
    (940) 369-7218
  • Nicholas Evangelopoulos
    (940) 565-3056
  • Robert L. Getty
    (940) 565-3668
  • Maliyakal D. Jayakumar
    (940) 565-4146
  • Shailesh S. Kulkarni
    (940) 565-4769
  • Alan H. Kvanli
    940) 565-3115
  • Robert J. Pavur
    (940) 565-3107
  • Victor R. Prybutok
    (940) 565-4767
  • John B. Spalding
    (940) 565-4878