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
612-626-4480
deliu@umn.edu

Department Chair

Gediminas Adomavicius

Professor Gediminas Adomavicius


Professor Adomavicius
612-625-9504
gedas@umn.edu