36 months
31798 USD/year
13380 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The PhD with a major in management science is designed to prepare students for research related to the application of analytical tools to complex decision making. The Management Science program is offered by the University of Tennessee Knoxville.



Three primary objectives of the program are:

  • To provide, through relevant course work, a thorough knowledge of common analytical models and their uses in business. 
  • To provide sufficient advanced study in a supporting area to qualify the graduate for a joint-faculty position in management science, business analytics, or any supporting area.  The candidate may choose from the business functional areas (accounting, finance, marketing, management, and supply chain management) or other disciplines (e.g., computer science, forestry, ecology, and public administration). 
  • To develop in the student, through course work in management science, statistics, operations management, and computer science, a high degree of analytical maturity to enhance a potential career in management, research, or teaching.

The PhD concentration in analytics will focus on research specifically aimed at applying analytical tools for modeling and analyzing data to support decision making in complex real world systems in business and industry. The Management Science program is offered by the University of Tennessee Knoxville.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Probability and Stochastic Processes
  • Statistical Inference
  • Prescriptive Analytics
  • Bayesian Modeling and Computations
  • Decision and Operations Analytics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • The completed online Graduate Application for Admission 
  • A non-refundable application fee 
  • One unofficial transcript from all colleges and universities attended submitted on-line at the time of application to the Graduate School
  • The submission of official transcripts and degree certificates
  • Departmental application
  • Reference letters or rating forms

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31798 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 31798 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    13380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13380 USD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Knoxville

885 - 1454 USD /month
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