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Doctor’s Degrees in Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods

119 Yearly Graduations
$107,400 Median Salary
$46,098 Median Debt
There are 20 colleges and univerities across the nation that offer a doctor's degree in management science. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were men, and 21% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 58.0% of management science graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Management Science Majors

In 2019-2020, 119 doctor's degrees were awarded to management science majors. This earns it the #6 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 management science at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 23,091
Bachelor’s Degree 9,956
Graduate Certificate 1,933
Basic Certificate 802
Doctor’s Degree 119
Associate Degree 88
Undergraduate Certificate 49

Earnings of Management Science Majors With Doctor’s Degrees

The median salary for graduates holding a doctor's degree in management science is $107,400. However, this can depend on a number of factors, such as where you live and the number of years experience you have. To get a better picture, earnings for this category of people can range from a low of $107,400 to a high of $107,400.


Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding a doctor's degree in management science is $46,098. The school you go to and how long it takes you to graduate, among other things, can cause this number to vary. The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $46,098 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $46,098.


Those students who are paying back their debt on a 10-year repayment plan have a median monthly payment of $537.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue doctor's degrees in management science. About 66.4% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 79
Women 40

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 11
Black or African American 9
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 22
International Students 69
Other Races/Ethnicities 6

There are 20 colleges that offer a doctor’s degree in management science. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

Management Science Focus Areas

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Management Science 90
Other Management Sciences & Methods 29

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

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Business Administration & Management 2,466
Human Resource Management 289
Business & Commerce 267
Other Business & Marketing 67
Hospitality Management 54


*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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