Chair’s Message

Message from the Chair,

Thank you for your interest in the Information and Decision Sciences Department. We currently have 13 outstanding full-time faculty members and numerous regular part-time faculty members with specialties in analytics, big data, business intelligence, cyber security, data mining, database management, enterprise architecture, enterprise resource planning (SAP), lean operation, logistics, networking, problem solving, programming, project management, risk management, supply chain management, transportation, systems analysis and design, and web technology and Apps development, and nearly 600 students spread across 4 academic programs. In 2017, we will be adding one new tenure track faculty member.

The Information and Decision Sciences Department offers a Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Systems and Technology with four options in Computer Information SystemsCyber SecurityIntelligence and Public Administration; a Bachelor of Art Degree in Administration with three concentrations in Business Analytics, Information Systems and Technology, and Supply Chain Management and Transportation; a Master of Science Degree in Information Systems and Technology with focuses on Business Intelligence and Information Technology and Cyber Security; and an MBA Degree with focuses on Business Intelligence and Information TechnologyCyber Security, and Global Supply Chain Management. We also offer minors in Information Systems and Technology and Supply Chain Management and several certificate programs, including cyber security, Information Systems Management, SAP and Supply Chain Management available for matriculated and non-matriculated students. Students are welcome to pursue dual concentrations, dual majors, a major(s) with minor(s) and/or concentration within the department and across the Jack H. Brown College of Business and Public Administration.

Our faculty is committed to world-class teaching by employing innovative teaching approach including case studies, hands-on exercises, service learning, real-world application, class simulations and debates, and problem solving to facilitate learning in classroom. Our faculty engage in cutting-edge applied research in a variety of areas and publish in leading journals. Advisors are available to discuss career options, student leadership opportunities, program and class choices and general questions related to careers. Please visit Student Success Center at Jack H. Brown Hall Room 134 and pick up advisement materials including advisor’s schedules, program roadmaps, student success programs, and information of internship opportunities.

Our number one goal is student success. We strive to provide outstanding programs for our students and excellent service to all our stakeholders, including students, community, faculty and staff. Please contact us at (909) 537-5723 and ask to talk to one of our faculty about the career opportunities in analytics, information systems and technology, and logistics and supply chain management.


Frank Lin