Information and Decision Sciences

The PhD program in the department of Information and Decision Sciences is among the top-ranked programs in the country. The University of Minnesota was one of the first schools to establish a doctoral program in management information systems and remains a top-five leader in the study of MIS. It is recognized worldwide for shaping the field. Factors contributing to this recognition are:

  • Defined relevant discipline areas through research, writing, and editorial contributions in major academic and practitioner outlets
  • Innovations in curriculum
  • Number and quality of our graduates
  • Faculty leadership in professional societies and journals
  • Developed major organizational links between faculty and practitioners

Our faculty are focused on conducting theoretical and empirical research that addresses the role, impact, and development of IT innovations from a business perspective in business process, organizational, and market contexts. This provides a wealth of research opportunities for faculty and doctoral students!

PhD Coordinator

De Liu

Professor De Liu

Contact Professor Liu for program questions.

Professor Liu

Department Chair

Gediminas Adomavicius

Professor Gediminas Adomavicius

Professor Adomavicius