The Management Information Systems (MIS) department at the Fox School of Business is a world leader in transformative research on the design, use, and effects of information technology in a digital world. One of the world’s most highly regarded research departments of its kind, the Fox MIS department has been ranked No. 1 globally for research in MIS from 2009 to 2014 by top-tier academic journals. The Chronicle of Higher Education ranked our department among the Top 10 in the world for faculty research productivity, and our graduate and undergraduate MIS programs have been ranked in the Top 20 in the world by US News and World Report. Additionally, several of our faculty members serve on the editorial boards of the field’s leading academic journals, such as MIS Quarterly and Information Systems Research.

The Fox PhD concentration in MIS offers a world-class doctoral program where students have the opportunity to examine a wide range of topics in diverse settings. Our students are working on exciting and innovative research projects that have been funded by the National Science Foundation, the Kauffman Foundation, Samsung Electronics, and SAP. Our recent graduates have found faculty positions and are taking on high-impact research at top-tier research universities including the University of Minnesota, University of Notre Dame, Arizona State, and the University of Delaware, as as well as international schools such as National University of Singapore, McGill University, Tokyo University of Science and the Harbin Institute of Technology in China.

For more information please consult the Management Information Systems Department website and program promotional materials.

Financial Aid

All students admitted to this program are considered for full financial support for up to five years. Funding typically comes in the form of research or teaching assistantship and includes full tuition and a competitive stipend. The funding is renewable every year, subject to adequate progress and annual evaluations. Fellowship consideration will be given to applications received by December 15th.