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PhD Management – Management Information Systems

The Doctor of Philosophy in Management – Management Information Systems from University of Arizona is the highest academic honor an institution can bestow to its students.

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Full-time Duration: 4 years
Starting in: August
Tuition Fee: $10,063 per semester
Location: Tucson, United States

The Doctor of Philosophy in Management – Management Information Systems from University of Arizona is rigorous with an aim to train and prepare students to be critical and creative independent thinkers. An MIS Ph.D. gives students the ability to perform critical analysis of existing work, and to undertake research studies to advance academic understanding in the MIS field in the course of their Ph.D. studies and in their subsequent career.

The Ph.D. degree in Management with a major in Management Information Systems (MIS) is designed to prepare students for teaching and research careers involving the design, analysis, implementation and operation of computer-based information systems and other associated organizational and economic issues. MIS involves the use of computers in organizations and the integration of computer skills with the functional areas of management.

The MIS Ph. D. program starts with a solid foundation in research methodology. Building on this, it offers a unique synthesis of state of the art technologies and approaches from Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Economics, Operations Management, Groupware, and Socio-technical networks, to name a few.

Our premier faculty stands ready to mentor students and guide their entry into the many possible avenues of MIS scholarly pursuits. There is a mix of hands-on and theoretical work: the students learn how to implement, deploy and evaluate business information systems that are of interest to academia and industry alike.

Courses include:

  • Enterprise Database Management
  • Design Science Research Methodologies
  • Behavioral Research Methodologies
  • Economics of Information Systems
  • Topics in Data and Web Mining

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