The Department of Information Systems, Statistics, and Management Science

COVID-19/Coronavirus Update

Like many at the University of Alabama, we are playing our part in social distancing and taking other preventive health strategies related to COVID-19. The University of Alabama is currently operating on a limited basis. During the University’s limited business operations, all online Admissions resources remain so that anyone may apply for admission or visit us virtually via a 360-degree online tour until our in-person campus tours resume. Stay up-to-date with the University’s pandemic planning and response at

Ultimately, data drives investment. Behind nearly every great enterprise is an analytical mind. This department is home to our renowned Applied Statistics, Management Information Systems, and Operations Management programs. So whether it’s the ability to detect statistical aberrations in an information system or designing a system in which aberrations are not possible, the primary objective of the Information Systems, Statistics and Management Science department is to offer high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs designed to prepare students for careers in both the public and private market sector. Graduate program in Information Systems, Statistics, and Management Science can be found below in the Graduate section.

The ISM Department offers undergraduate, masters, and Ph.D. degrees in Operations Management and Management Information Systems; as well as masters and Ph.D. degrees in Applied Statistics.