The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree entails completion of rigorous coursework requirements that prepare the student for advanced research and analysis in a chosen field of study. The doctoral degree is generally characterized as a research degree with substantial emphasis placed on the completion of the dissertation research.
The Ph.D. program in Logistics is typically 36 months in length beyond the MS degree. The degree builds on an analytical core with a flexible program that can accommodate supply chain management, acquisition, inventory theory, transportation, and operations management thrust areas. The degree has strong interdisciplinary support, with typical technical methods options in reliability, optimization, applied statistics, or systems engineering areas.
Degree Required: M.S. degree in logistics, supply chain management, operations research, operations management, industrial engineering, or other relevant field. Successful completion of a Master’s thesis is very desirable.
Test Required: GRE - 156V/151Q (within the last five years)
GPA Required: 3.50 (MS); 3.00 (BS)
Waivers to the above criteria may be granted on a case-by case-basis. Therefore, individuals whose academic credentials fall below any of the above criteria are encouraged to apply.
Degree Type: Doctoral
Delivery Method: In-Residence