The Ph.D. program in Logistics and Supply Chain Management prepares students for successful academic positions to sustain growing demand in higher education for well-trained researchers and teachers in these economically vital areas of business. The program leverages College of Business faculty expertise. Ph.D. coursework emphasizes research, projects, and close faculty interaction in a full-time, residential environment.
3. Official transcript(s) from all colleges and universities attended, showing courses completed, grades earned, dates, and degree(s) awarded. For purposes of the admissions committee, unofficial transcripts can be appended to the application.
*International transcripts must be evaluated by a NACES accredited evaluation service (www.naces.org)
4. Three letters of recommendation. Letters should address the recommender’s evaluation of the student’s capacity for advanced graduate studies.
5. Official GMAT scores taken in the last five years. An original copy of the test score, sent by the testing agency to the Office of Admissions, is required before final action will be taken on an application. A copy of the score provided to the student may be appended to the application for the admissions committee. The GMAT is preferred, however very strong GRE scores will be considered.* GMAT can not be waived *
6. All international applicants, including resident and nonresident aliens, whose native language is not English, are required to submit official TOEFL or IELTS scores taken within the year immediately preceding the requested semester of admission. An original copy of the test score, sent by the testing agency to the Office of Admissions, is required before final action is taken on an application. The copy of the score provided to the student can be appended to the application for the admissions committee.
7. Statement of purpose that includes a description of professional goals, rationale for how the Ph.D. program will further the student’s career objectives and research interests.
8. A current resume that includes, as a minimum, all academic programs completed, an employment history, and any professional certifications, publications, or other significant achievements and honors.
10. Applicants who are applying for a graduate assistantship must complete the Electronic Graduate Assistantship Application and submit it to the Jack N. Averitt College of Graduate Studies.
11. Applicants whose submitted application packages merit closer consideration will be expected to participate in an interview before a final decision is reached concerning their acceptance.
*Applicants may be required to take certain foundation courses prior to program concentration courses. Conditions of admission will be presented in the letter of acceptance to each student.