The PhD in Information Systems (IS) is offered through the Information Systems and Operations Management area of Goizueta Business School. Information is a core concept in business, and information systems embody the essential processes that transmit, translate, and transform information within and between businesses.
The program focuses on these phenomena from the standpoint of management practice, enterprise opportunity, and market possibilities. It is a rigorous but flexible program that prepares students to obtain.
Recommended Pre-program Coursework
Strong candidates may have prior coursework and practical experience in computer programming, computer sciences, cognitive science, or aspects of systems design and implementation.
Faculty and Published Work
The IS doctoral faculty includes leading researchers in their respective areas, publishing in such notable journals including:
- Information Systems Research
- MIS Quarterly
- Management Science
- Cognitive Science
- Organizational Science
Members of the faculty play, or have a history of playing, visible roles on the editorial boards of leading journals. The IS faculty has close ties with organizations in Atlanta and beyond, serving as consultants, collaborating with research, and holding corporate board memberships.