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Systems and Industrial Engineering (PHD)

Degree or Minor: 
Graduate Degree
UA College: 
Engineering
Degree/Minor Description: 

Program/Degree

Systems and Industrial Engineering (PHD)  

Program Description

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

 

Department/Academic Unit(s)

Systems & Industrial Engineering - http://sie.engr.arizona.edu

The Systems and Industrial Engineering (SIE) Department at the University of Arizona was established in 1961 as the nation's first department of systems engineering.  Since then, the SIE Department has achieved international prestige for its contributions to the inter-disciplinary design of large-scale complex systems involving people, technology, and information.  With the introduction of a modern industrial engineering curriculum in 1972 and a reliability and quality engineering degree in 1987, the department offers a truly diverse and successful graduate program.  Career opportunities for graduates of the Systems and Industrial Engineering programs are outstanding.  Over the years, graduates from these programs have found employment in the nation's leading corporations, research institutes, and universities.