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Management Science and Information Systems, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #401 (WUR) Stillwater, OK, United States
The MSIS PhD program prepares students for careers as college professors in upper and mid-tier research universities. After graduating from the program, students are able to conduct high quality academic research and teach a variety of information systems courses at the university level.
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The program provides for immersion of students in information systems research and publication, national level conferences, and college level classroom instruction. 

The faculty in the department have diverse technical and behavioral information systems research interests and they are nationally or internationally known for their research over a range of topics including but not limited to data analytics and business intelligence, information assurance, management science, enterprise systems, and productions and operations management. 

The program is based in the low-cost highly livable communities of Stillwater and Tulsa in Oklahoma.

All qualified students receive full financial support including tuition, stipend, health care premium payments, and initial moving expense. We also provide generous travel support to present your work at leading academic conferences. There are top-tier fellowship opportunities for outstanding PhD students and possibilities for additional summer funding.

The full-time program requires about two years of course work followed by work towards a dissertation. The average expected time for completion is 4 years.

The Ph.D. Program in Business Administration, MSIS option, at Oklahoma State prepares candidates for academic careers involving high quality research and instruction. There are four specializations offered under the MSIS option:

  • Management Information Systems (MIS)
  • Telecommunications Management (TCOM)
  • Management Science(MS)
  • Production and Operations Management (POM)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Overview of MIS Research
  • Selected MIS research Topics 
  • Doctoral Seminar
  • Seminar in Business Administration – “Practicum” Course

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

Admission requirements:
  • Applicants submit their application online
  • Three letters of recommendation 
  • Submit a Personal Statement  
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Official Transcripts

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15000 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15000 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    15000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15000 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Stillwater

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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