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Doctor’s Degrees in Management Information Systems

43 Yearly Graduations
$82,700 Median Salary
$80,754 Median Debt
A doctor's degree in MIS is offered at 9 colleges in the United States. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were men, and 42% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 2.3% of MIS graduates were international students.

Education Levels of MIS Majors

In 2018-2019, 43 doctor's degrees were awarded to MIS majors. This earns it the #12 spot on the list of the most popular doctor's degree programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in MIS at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 9,797
Master’s Degree 2,777
Associate’s Degree 950
Basic Certificate 788
Graduate Certificate 338
Undergraduate Certificate 54
Doctor’s Degree 43

Earnings of MIS Majors With Doctor’s Degrees

The median salary for graduates holding a doctor's degree in MIS is $82,700. This number may vary for a lot of reasons. For instance, you may decide to move to a location where people with your degree are rare and make more money.

A better approximation of salary is to look at the typical range of salaries. In this case the low is $82,700 and the high is $82,700.

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Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding a doctor's degree in MIS is $80,754. The length of time it takes you to graduate and what college you attend can affect this number quite a bit.

The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $89,786 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $71,723.

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The median monthly payment of a MIS graduate with a 10-year repayment plan is $940.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue doctor's degrees in MIS. About 79.1% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 34
Women 9
Gender Diversity of Doctor's Degrees in MIS

The racial-ethnic distribution of MIS doctor’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 14
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 11
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 13
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of MIS Doctor's Degree Students

There are 9 colleges that offer a doctor’s degree in MIS. Learn more about the most popular 9 below:

25 Yearly Graduations
28% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Phoenix - Arizona tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for MIS majors who are seeking their doctor's degree. Roughly 94,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,552 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,752 per year.

The MIS program at University of Phoenix - Arizona awarded 25 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 28% of this group were women, and 36% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#2

Capella University

Minneapolis, Minnesota
6 Yearly Graduations
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Capella University comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in MIS. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $14,148 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,767 per year.

The MIS program at Capella University awarded 6 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year.

6 Yearly Graduations
17% Women
67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

California Intercontinental University comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in MIS. Roughly 400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,480 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,280 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 6 people received their doctor's degree in MIS from California Intercontinental University. About 17% of this group were women, and 67% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#4

Universidad del Turabo

Gurabo, Puerto Rico
2 Yearly Graduations

Universidad del Turabo comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in MIS. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,920 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $2,652 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 people received their doctor's degree in MIS from Universidad del Turabo.

#4

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Greensboro, North Carolina
2 Yearly Graduations

The 4th most popular school in the country for MIS majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is University of North Carolina at Greensboro. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,422 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,219 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 people received their doctor's degree in MIS from UNC Greensboro.

1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 6th most popular school in the country for MIS majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is The University of Texas at San Antonio. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,510 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,771 per year.

The MIS program at The University of Texas at San Antonio awarded 1 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year.

#6

Michigan State University

East Lansing, Michigan
1 Yearly Graduations

Michigan State University comes in at #6 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in MIS. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $15,555 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $18,858 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 doctor's degrees were handed out to MIS majors at Michigan State.

MIS Concentrations

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Management Information Systems 28
Information Resources Management 15

Below are some popular majors that are similar to MIS that offer doctor’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Business Administration & Management 2,604
Human Resource Management 317
Business & Commerce 258
Management Sciences & Methods 102
Finance & Financial Management 67

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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