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  • Data Sciences + Operations PhD Program

    Operations Management studies how firms organize their resources and recurring activities in order to be competitive in cost, price, responsiveness and quality. The field stresses quantitative techniques ranging from applied probability to optimization and game theory.

RESEARCH

Faculty Coordinator: Vishal Gupta, Associate Professor of DSO

OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT REQUIREMENTS

STATISTICS REQUIREMENTS

STUDENTS

The department maintains a highly supportive and collegial atmosphere that fosters close cooperation and coordination among the faculty to ensure the integration of the several specific disciplines represented by individual members of the group. This collaborative imperative guarantees the continued relevance and timeliness of the teaching and research programs.

Student Background: Our students come from all of over the world. They have strong academic backgrounds and bring with them a variety of experiences prior to joining the program.

APPLYING TO THE PhD PROGRAM

  • DATES + DEADLINES

    September: Application Opens
    December 15 Application Deadline: Accounting and Management and Organization*
    January 15 Application Deadline: Data Sciences & Operations, Finance & Business Economics and Marketing
    February 15 Decision Notifications Begin
    April 15 Admit Decision Deadline
    The Fall 2023 application is open!

    The link to the PhD Program application is available on the Admissions page and the next opportunity to apply is for Fall 2023 admission. Late applications may or may not be considered at the discretion of the admissions committee.

    Admissions decisions are made from mid-February to mid-April. You will be notified by email when a decision has been made.

  • REQUEST INFORMATION

    For more information about this program please fill out THIS FORM.

  • ADMISSIONS CONTACT

    Ph.D. Program
    USC Marshall School of Business
    3670 Trousdale Parkway, BRI 306
    Los Angeles, California 90089-0809

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