Doctor of Philosophy

The Doctoral program is designed for those individuals wishing to pursue research at an advanced level.  Only those who have already demonstrated an ability to pursue independent and scholarly work should consider applying for this program.

Students must follow all policies and procedures online; which are outlined here.

Entrance Requirements

To be considered for admission to the Doctoral program, the candidate must have attained a Bachelor's in Systems Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or a related field.  Other factors that will be considered are as follows:

  • GPA in previous undergraduate work of at least 3.25 and graduate work of at least 3.50
  • Letters of recommendation
  • GRE scores of at least 500 verbal, 750 quantitative, and 700 / 5.0 analytical are expected.  In addition, international students should submit TOEFL scores (at least 575) and TSE scores (at least 50).
  • A match between faculty and student interests

Examination and Completion

PhD Plan of Study

University of Arizona College of Engineering