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Oklahoma State University
Watson Graduate School of Management

Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University


Admission requirements

  • GMAT/GRE: 600/310
  • TOEFL (Internet): 95, if applicable
  • GPA: 3.5
  • Application deadline February 1
  • A Masters degree is required

Application Process

Submit the following:

  • Graduate College application form, with application fee
  • GMAT score (Institution Code V0W-5V-03): Send official transcripts directly to graduate college
  • TOEFL if needed: Send official transcripts directly to graduate college
  • Three names and email addresses for recommenders, included on form
  • Current resume or curriculum vitae
  • Statement of why you want to pursue a PhD in MSIS and why you think you will be successful, maximum 3 pages
  • Evidence of any prior independent research work, such as a thesis or research papers
  • Letter of Request for Financial Assistance, if you wish to be considered for it

Additional information

  1. Please see the college list of Frequently Asked Questions for general details on application content.
  2. For general questions, you may contact:
    Graduate Programs
    Spears School of Business
    Oklahoma State University
    284 Business
    Stillwater, OK 74078-4011
    Phone: (405) 744-9000
    Fax: (405) 744-7474
  3. For information specific to the MSIS Ph.D. program, you may contact the current MSIS Ph.D. coordinator at
  4. An updated handbook will be available at this site shortly.