PhD in Information

PhD Program Director: Prof. Patrick Keilty

Be equipped to take on leadership roles in information and knowledge-based environments, including academia. The doctorate program features advanced scholarly research at the intersection of information, technology, people, and communities. In private and public institutions, apply the PhD to professional practice functions such as research, systems analysis and design, and administration.

Prospective students: PhD Student Recruitment

Past students: Where our PhD grads are now

Information Night on Thursday October 26 @ 6pm ET to learn more about the PhD program! If you missed the event, watch the recording here! 

Application & deadlines

Entry into the program occurs once a year, in September. The program is delivered in-person on campus.

Application Form & Fee

Application Deadlines for Admission

  • October 1 – online application is available
  • December 1 – online application, application fee and all supporting documents must be submitted: statement of interest, research statement, transcripts, CV/resume, writing sample, academic letters of reference, English proficiency test scores (if applicable). An application with supporting documents submitted after this date will be considered incomplete, and will not be reviewed by the Admissions Committee.
  • Research Clusters

  • Institutes and Labs

  • Future Students

  • Degree Requirements

  • PhD Funding Package

  • Awards and Scholarships

  • Contact us for more information