Welcome to the Operations & Information Systems Department! We offer programs leading to both undergraduate and graduate degrees.

At the undergraduate level, our students can earn a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Management Information Systems or Analytics & Operations Management. At the graduate level, we offer a Master of Science degree in Business Analytics, a Ph.D. in Business Administration with a concentration in Management Information Systems and Management Science and graduate certificates in Business Analytics and Supply-Chain & Operations Management.

Career opportunities in the Operations and Information Systems area include:

  • Business Analytics
  • Business Process Reengineering
  • System Analysis and Design
  • Database Management
  • Network Security
  • Operations Management
  • System Analysts
  • Supply Chain Management

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Operations & Information Systems News

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    Local Business Leaders Get Crash Course in AI

    Manning School of Business Assoc. Dean Amit Deokar shared his AI expertise with nearly 80 local business leaders during his recent talk, “Leveraging Generative AI: Opportunities and Challenges in the New Era of Work.” It was the inaugural event of a new Business Leaders Roundtable series hosted by UMass Lowell, Enterprise Bank and the Middlesex 3 Coalition.
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    Joy Tong Women in Business Pays It Forward

    Joy Tong Women in Business members presented Girls Inc. of Greater Lowell with a $2,000 fundraising donation during a dinner celebrating the student organization’s seven years in the Manning School of Business.
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    Business Alumna Earns Top Honor for Entrepreneurship

    Business alumna Kristine Porcaro ’91, co-founder of Lexington Wealth Management, is one of just three people globally to receive a Beta Gamma Sigma 2024 Entrepreneurial Achievement Award. She was recognized by the Manning School of Business at its induction ceremony for the international business honor society.
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    Manning Students Serve as Small Business Consultants in Panama

    Ten Manning School of Business students traveled to Panama this summer to provide consulting services to small business owners in a rural community. The weeklong trip, funded by the Manning School, was run by Global Brigades, a nonprofit health and sustainable development organization.