Information, Risk, and Operations Management
Master of Science in Information, Risk, and Operations Management
Master of Science in Business Analytics
Doctor of Philosophy
For More Information
Campus address: College of Business Administration Building (CBA) 5.202, phone (512) 471-3322, fax (512) 471-0587; campus mail code: B6500
Mailing address: The University of Texas at Austin, Graduate Program, Department of Information, Risk, and Operations Management, 2110 Speedway B6500, Austin TX 78712-1277
MS Business Analytics e-mail: TexasMSBA@mccombs.utexas.edu
PhD program e-mail: IROMPhDAdmissions@mccombs.utexas.edu
MS Business Analytics program URL: https://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/msba
PhD program URL: http://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/Departments/IROM/Degree-Programs/PhD
Facilities for Graduate Work
Faculty members and graduate students in information, risk, and operations management are involved in the work of the Center for Business, Technology, and Law, the Center for Research in Electronic Commerce, the risk management and insurance program, and the Supply Chain Center of Excellence. Additional research centers that support graduate work in the McCombs School, as well as the school’s physical facilities and computing systems, are described in the business administration section under Facilities for Graduate Work.
Areas of Study
The graduate degrees in Information, Risk, and Operations Management are offered with four independent concentrations: decision science; information systems; operations management; and statistics.
Graduate Studies Committee
The following faculty members served on the Graduate Studies Committee in the spring 2019 semester.
Edward G Anderson Jr
Indranil R Bardhan
Patrick L Brockett
Carlos Marinho Carvalho
James S Dyer
Stephen M Gilbert
Betsy S Greenberg
Genaro J Gutierrez
Sirkka L Jarvenpaa|
Prabhudev C Konana
Douglas J Morrice
Jared Scott Murray
Thomas W Sager
James G Scott
Thomas S Shively
Andrew B Whinston
Admission to information, risk, and operations management programs is extremely competitive. The admission decisions are based on the applicant’s academic record, test scores, personal statement, résumé, and letters of recommendation. Students must enter the PhD program in the fall semester.
The admissions timeline and criteria for the Master of Science in Business Analytics Option III program is separate from other degrees in the department. The MSBA program begins in the second term of summer session and concludes the following spring semester. Applicants admitted to the MS in Business Analytics Option III program will be required to submit a non-refundable pre-enrollment tuition fee to secure enrollment in the program.