Operations Management (PhD)

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Program Description

Stern's Operations Management (OM) group works on problems in managing operations in today’s economy. OM research at Stern uses a combination of analytical, empirical, and theory-building methodologies to understand how to design contracts and quality systems for the management of decentralized supply chains; best practices in retailing; revenue management applications; health care operations; call center management; task and workforce scheduling; Internet business models and strategies; and how to forecast new product sales. Research topics are drawn from several disciplines, including operations research, management and organizational behavior, economics and information systems, and banking and finance.


All applicants to the NYU Stern School of Business PhD program are required to submit a complete application for admission. A complete application includes the online applicationstatement of purposeoptional essayeducational history and resume or CVletters of recommendationtest scoresacademic transcripts, and an application fee.

See How to Apply for admission requirements and instructions specific to this program.