PhD admissions

Deadlines for applicants to the Supply Chain Management (SCM) doctoral program:

  • The deadline for completing the online application process is January 15.
  • All supporting documents must be submitted by the January 15 deadline.
  • Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible, starting in September.

SCM doctoral program applicants must submit the following to the ASU Graduate College:

  • Graduate Education online application  
  • Personal statement uploaded through the ASU Graduate College application
  • Resume uploaded through the ASU Graduate College application
  • Transcripts must be sent to the ASU Graduate College from all previous institutions attended
  • Application fee
  • GMAT or GRE score. ASU’s institutional code is 4007. If a department code is required, use 000. Test scores must be received directly from the agency administering the test. Photocopies and faxes are not acceptable. Please note that ASU does not accept the GRE® General Test at home.
  • English Language Proficiency Requirement (TOEFL, IELTS or PTE) (international applicants only)
  • Financial Guarantee Form  (international applicants only)
  • TSE or iBT (international applicants only)
  • Letters of recommendation

Evaluation criteria

After admissions are closed, the Doctoral Committee reviews applications and makes admission recommendations. The evaluation for admission is on a competitive basis. Admission is recommended for applicants who present evidence of superior analytical skills, high intellectual capacity and the ability and discipline to conduct original inquiry. Competitive candidates will have some work experience, a master’s degree in an SCM-related field and high test scores.

The ASU Graduate College will notify all applicants of the admissions decision. Offers of financial assistance are for the next fall semester and cannot be deferred.

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