Information Systems Department

The PhD Program Philosophy


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The College of Business is NOT be admitting new students for the Information Systems Ph.D. emphasis. 
The program is inactive due to budgetary cuts.

The Ph.D. emphasis in Logistics & Supply Chain Management is accepting applications for new Ph.D. students for matriculation.

. An AACSB-accredited PhD program that relies on internationally recognized faculty with diverse research, teaching, and consulting experiences.

. Ph.D. students are taught by an IS faculty ranked 3rd among 375 universities for Faculty Research Productivity by the Chronicle of Higher Education in 2007.

. A program that builds on personal interactions with faculty in courses, seminars, assistantships, and other forums.

. A PhD program that emphasizes field-based research, building on the excellent opportunities available through the large corporate presence in St. Louis.

. The full-time program accommodates traditional students with baccalaureate or graduate degrees in a relevant area (e.g., business, information systems), as well as more experienced individuals seeking a career change through in-depth study leading to a doctoral degree.

. A part-time program is also available for highly qualified students, such as mid-career managers with an MBA or MS degree.

. A program that prepares students for successful careers in either academia or consulting.

. A program that provides financial support for qualified, full-time students. The students are expected to receive $20,000 annually ($18,000 in assistantship plus a $2000 performance-based award) and a tuition waiver.

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