Ph.D. On Campus

Management Information Systems

University of Illinois at Chicago

24 months
7227 USD/year
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The Department of Information and Decision Sciences through the University of Illinois at Chicago Liautaud Graduate School of Business offers a graduate program leading to the Doctor of Philosophy in Management Information Systems. 



  • The program leading to the PhD in Management Information Systems at the University of Illinois at Chicago focuses on an interdisciplinary business understanding of how technology can affect an organization’s behavior, structure, and function, and on the effective use, control, and management of information and computer systems.
  •  Both the technical aspects and organizational impact of information management are assessed. A faculty on the cutting edge of modern MIS practices ensures dynamic research and teaching possibilities in this field.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Operations Management
  • Financial Accounting
  • Microeconomics for Business Decisions
  • Corporate Finance
  • Marketing
  • Organizational Behavior

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


96 SCH

96 from the baccalaureate.


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Baccalaureate Field No restrictions. Prior academic work should include mathematics/statistics, computing/analysis, and business.
  • Three required from persons familiar with the intellectual skills, perseverance, and integrity of the applicant. At least one recommendation should be from an academic familiar with the applicant’s work.
  • Personal Statement Required; 500 words; the statement should address the applicant’s interests and qualifications, including research interests and the impact this work is expected to have on the applicant’s career. 
  • Writing Sample It is strongly recommended that applicants submit a sample of no more than 40 pages appropriate to their proposed area of study. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7227 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7227 USD per year during 24 months.

7,227 - 17,714 USD

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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