Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Business Administration - Information Systems University of Washington



Course info


The Department of Information Systems & Operations Management (ISOM) supports two areas for doctoral study: Information Systems (IS) and Operations Management (OM). Both areas are designed for persons seeking academic and research careers.

The area of Information Systems deals with the management of development, use, and impact of information systems and technologies in organizations. It is an interdisciplinary area, combining the study of information technologies and systems with other areas such as economics, operations research, decision theory, and psychology. Information systems have impact on all aspects of a modern organization — from providing solution to current problems to new business models and opportunities. With the rapid growth and globalization of businesses, information systems have taken on a more important role.

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Here are the different ways in which you can study Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Business Administration - Information Systems.

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees

$30,208.00 (22,42,566) per year




University of Washington

Schmitz Hall, 1410 NE Campus Parkway,



98195, United States

Entry requirement for international students

Applicants must have completed an undergraduate degree at an accredited university and should have a reasonable training in mathematics and economics.

English Proficiency:

The Graduate School is temporarily accepting official test scores for both the Duolingo English Test and the TOEFL ITP Plus For China to assist international students with remote testing options. This policy is currently in effect through the autumn 2021 admission cycle (i.e., students enrolling in autumn 2021).

Minimum TOEFL iBT: 92. Minimum TOEFL iBT speaking section: 26. Minimum UW VERSANT Spoken English test: 65.

TOEFL pBT - Minimum Required Score: 500

Duolingo: Minimum Required Score (ELP Required): 105; Recommended Score (ELP Satisfied): 120 or higher

IELTS: Minimum Required Score 6.5

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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