Pursue an academic or professional career in management science and systems.
As a management science and systems major in the Management PhD program, you can choose one of two tracks of specialization:
Emphasizes the use of mathematical, statistical and economic techniques to model complex management and management-related problems.
Emphasizes the use of systems analysis techniques, quantitative techniques, analytical and simulation modeling, and theory building, statistical analysis and other analytical methods in the structuring and resolution of management problems.
You will work with management science and systems (MSS) faculty members who are committed scholars, internationally known for their research achievements. They are actively engaged with their students, often working jointly with them on various research projects. In addition:
The Academy of Management Journal and the Journal of Operations Management rank our faculty as among the most productive, nationwide, in the creation of real-world research. A small sampling of faculty research interests in MSS includes:
Our graduates accept positions at major universities throughout the U.S. and the world, as well as at leading consulting and research firms.
Recent placements include:
For more information about the particular research efforts of our MSS faculty, visit our faculty profiles. If you wish to speak to a faculty member directly, contact Haimonti Dutta, Ph.D., Assistant Professor and PhD Program Faculty Advisor, Management Science and Systems.
For degree requirements, consult the latest PhD handbook.