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Ph.D. Program in Supply Chain Management

Degree Requirements

The PhD program in SCM is a full-time five-year program. Minimum coursework requirements include 42 graduate credit hours covering the major field of SCM (21 hours), research tool courses (12 hours), and a student-selected supporting field of study (9 hours). The first two years focus on coursework and preparation for the qualifying and comprehensive exams. The next three years are dedicated to the completion of the dissertation research. Highly focused and successful students can finish the program in four years.

  FALL SPRING SUMMER
YEAR 1 9 9 3
YEAR 2 9 9 3
YEAR 3  
Dissertation
(Min. 18 hours)
 
YEAR 4
YEAR 5

 

The degree plan is tailored to each student’s research interests and career objectives given prior training and level of experience. The list of courses which the student may choose from is below.

SCM Major Field Courses (Choose 21 hours)
SCM 7330 Demand and Supply Integration
SCM 8397 Selected Topics in SCM: Survey of SCM Research Topics
SCM 8397 Selected Topics in SCM: SC Strategy
SCM 8397 Selected Topics in SCM: Demand Planning & Inventory Management
SCM 8397 Selected Topics in SCM: SC Modeling
SCM 8397 Selected Topics in SCM: SCM Special Topics
INDE XXXX Advanced Linear Optimization
And one of the two courses below:
MANA XXXX Seminar in Strategic Management
MANA XXXX Seminar in Organization Theory and Technological Innovation

 

Research Methods (Choose 12 hours)
MARK XXXX Multivariate Methods
INDE XXXX Probability & Statistics
ECON XXXX Applied Econometrics
INDE XXXX Discrete Event Simulation
MIS XXXX Applied Design of Experiments and Data Analysis
BZAN XXXX Predictive Analytics
INDE XXXX Nonlinear Optimization
MARK XXXX Marketing Models
MIS XXXX Structural Equation Modeling
PSYCH XXXX Introduction to Psychological Statistics
PSYCH XXXX Introductory Statistics & Experimental Design

 

Supporting Field (Choose 9 hours)

Graduate level courses from student’s area of interest

 

Dissertation Hours (Minimum of 18 hours)

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Professor Volkan Muslu,
Accounting Program Coordinator

Professor Kris Jacobs,
Finance Program Coordinator

Professor Dusya Vera,
Management & Leadership Program Coordinator

Professor Randolph Cooper,
MIS Program Coordinator

Professor Seshadri Tirunillai,
Marketing & Entrepreneurship Program Coordinator

Professor Powell Robinson,
Supply Chain Management Program Coordinator


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Welcome to our PhD program in Supply Chain Management at the University of Houston. I hope you find the information we are providing online to be informative. If you would like additional information about our program, please feel free to contact me.

Dr. Robert L. Bregman

PhD Coordinator, Supply Chain Management

RBregman@uh.edu
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