Purdue University

Krannert School of Management

Operations Management PhD Area of the Management Program


Yue-Kong Pao Hall of Visual & Performing Arts

Krannert Center, Suite 104; 425 W. State Street

West Lafayette, IN 47907

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Operations Management PhD Area of the Management Program

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Krannert Operations Management Program takes an analytical, operations-research, model-oriented approach. Operations Management Programs at the Krannert School are recognized as "Top 5" programs by US News and World Report and Business Week magazines. Coursework includes rigorous classes from economics and statistics departments Krannert Operations Management Ph.D. students develop teaching skills under faculty guidance. Before graduation, every student is given the opportunity to demonstrate her/his teaching ability. Krannert Operations Management students enjoy an affiliation with the Global Supply Chain Management Initiative and the Purdue Center for International Business and Economic Research (CIBER), whose programs provide intellectual and financial resources to support Operations Management.



International Student Requirements:

The Test of English as a Foreign Language, or the TOEFL, must be taken by applicants whose native language is not English. The official score report for the TOEFL should be sent from Educational Testing Services (ETS) to Purdue University. Minimum TOEFL iBT Scores for admission are as follows: Writing: 18 Speaking: 18 Listening: 14 Reading: 19 Total: 77 Purdue University also accepts International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores. An overall score of 6.5 is required for admission. The Test of Written English (TWE) and the Test of Spoken English (TSE) are not a requirement for either admission or standard financial aid packages, including assistantships and fellowships. However, the TSE is required to be considered for awards that are based on teaching potential if an applicant's native language is not English.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 42

In State Tuition (per year): 298 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 298 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize Suburb

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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