What will I learn?

Research in Information Systems and Technological Progress. The UIC Business PhD program in Management Information Systems educates and trains future scholars to establish successful careers as productive researchers, scientists and scholars at leading universities and research institutions. Our program stresses technical, economic and organizational/management aspects of information systems. A STEM Degree Program: The PhD in Management Information Systems is approved as a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Designated Degree Program. Under the Optional Practical Training program, international students who graduate from the program are able to remain in the United States and receive training through work experience for up to 12 months, and can remain for an additional 17 months on an OPT STEM extension.

Which department am I in?

College of Business Administration

Study options

Online/Distance with attendance (Minimum 96 semester hours from the baccalaureate, 64 semester hours from the MBA)

Tuition fees
US$29,684.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

1 February 2021

Start date

23 August 2021

Venue

College of Business Administration

601 S Morgan Street,

11th floor,

CHICAGO,

Illinois,

60607, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have completed 4-5 year bachelor.

For international students

Students must have credentials for all undergraduate coursework completed

Credentials for all post-baccalaureate coursework completed

Degree award certificate/diploma for all completed degree programs

Grade Point Average At least 3.00/4.00 for the final 60 semester (90 quarter) hours of undergraduate study.

Minimum English Competency Test Score

  • TOEFL 80, with subscores of Reading 19, Listening 17, Speaking 20, and Writing 21 (iBT Internet-based); 60, with subscores of Reading 19, Listening 17, Writing 21 (New Paper-Based—after August 2018); 600 (Institutional Testing Paper-Based—prior to August 2018), OR,
  • IELTS 6.5, with subscores of 6.0 for all four subscores, OR,
  • PTE-Academic 54, with subscores of Reading 51, Listening 47, Speaking 53, and Writing 56.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About this uni

University of Illinois at Chicago ranks No. 7 on the Best Values list by the Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education rankings

  • Chicago’s largest university with 30,000 students
  • Among the most diverse college campuses in the nation
  • Small class sizes for individualized attention
  • World-class research focus and facilities