The Information Systems Engineering and Management (ISEM) area of the Harrisburg University of Science and Technology would like to announce that it is accepting applications for a limited number of students in the Ph.D. program for Fall 2021 admission. The program is seeking applicants that can add to the diverse backgrounds and research interests of its current students. The Ph.D. program in ISEM was created to produce innovative and creative problem solvers and researchers for academic, corporate, government, and non-profit organizations. The next application deadline for consideration is March 5, 2021.
Ideal applicants should have a Master’s degree in Information Systems Engineering, Information Systems, or a closely related field of study with prior coursework or a strong background in one or more of the following areas:
Systems analysis and design or systems engineering
Enterprise architecture and systems integration
Technology leadership or management
The ISEM Ph.D. program is particularly interested in students who wish to pursue research that advances understanding in and/or applications of the following areas:
Two letters of recommendation (at least one corporate)
Statement of purpose
GRE scores (65th percentile Quantitative score minimum)
Evidence of research capability (e.g., Master’s Thesis, conference publication, published journal article, well-written project report/proposal)
Harrisburg University is a STEM university offering undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees in a wide array of areas including business-related, science, and technology programs and emphasizes interdisciplinary and collaborative efforts at learning and research. Many of our students are currently employed in industry and enjoy the combined online and hybrid delivery of courses and degrees.