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PhD Program Overview

The Doctoral Program in Management Science and Engineering is a unique academic program that combines rigorous course work with deep immersion in cutting-edge research. The goals are to create important knowledge while addressing significant practical problems in a variety of domains. The department is broadly interdisciplinary, and combines engineering, mathematical modeling and algorithmic approaches, social sciences, and statistical and data analysis.

The PhD degree in MS&E is intended for students primarily interested in a career of research and teaching, or high-level technical work in universities, industry, or government. The program requires a minimum of three years of full-time graduate study. Typically, however, students take four to five years after entering the program to complete all PhD requirements. More about the program

Application Timeline & Deadlines
Mid September Online Application Opens
December 3, 2019 (11:59pm PST) Application Deadline for Autumn 2020-21
Mid February Notification of admission decision


Eligibility & Application Process

Applicants need to list at least one Research Areas of interest in the order of 1-3 (1 being the most interested) in the application.

How to Apply?