Doctorate in Business Administration option in Management Science and Information
The management science and information systems PhD program prepares you for a career
as a college professor in upper and mid-tier research universities. You will be immersed
in information systems research and publication, national level conferences and college-level
classroom instruction. OSU faculty have diverse technical and behavioral information
systems research interests and are nationally and internationally known for their
research over a range of topics including data analytics and business intelligence,
information assurance, management science, enterprise systems, and productions and
The OSU MSIS faculty represents a well-balanced portfolio of academic scholars. The faculty is active with research and publication, dedicated to the students' learning
experience and successful career development, committed to maintaining a collegial
work environment, and supportive of professional development.
The Department of Management Science and Information Systems (MSIS) has its own set of requirements for admittance, along with requirements for the OSU
Graduate College. Please see department based requirements below:
Test score of at least 600 (GMAT) or 310 (GRE).
TOEFL (Internet): 95, if applicable.
A 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale is required.
The application deadline is Feb. 1.
A master’s degree is required.
Cost & Assistance
All qualified students admitted to the PhD in business administration program in the
management science and information systems field of study are offered a part-time
teaching position as graduate teaching assistants (GTA) for which they perform teaching
duties as assigned by the department head for an average of 20 hours per week. The position includes a full tuition waiver for eligible graduate courses (possible
fee waiver) and carries a stipend of at least $20,000 for the academic year.
In addition, the department may supplement the stipend annually with an amount of
up to $2,000. Besides the department supplement, there are top-tier fellowship opportunities
for outstanding PhD students and possibilities for additional summer funding.