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Program Details

Program Requirements 

  • Complete XX Credit Hours
  • Serve as Teaching or Research Assistant
  • Complete a 1st Year Paper
  • Pass Preliminary Examination
  • Write & Defend Dissertation


Funding is available for up to five years, provided the student maintains satisfactory progress in the program. Funding beyond five years is up to the discretion of the department.

For more information, review our standard funding package. [Link to Funding page]


The Quantitative Methods doctoral curriculum consists of XX total credit hours completed over four-five years.

For detailed descriptions of the courses, please visit Purdue’s Online Course Catalog.

Graduate Assistantship Appointments

Quantitative Methods PhD students will participate as a graduate teaching assistant (TA).

Graduate Teaching Assistant (TA)

TA’s will initially help instructors in teaching undergraduate courses. Then each TA will be assigned to teach an undergraduate core course according to the teaching schedule of the area.


Graduates of Purdue’s Quantitative Methods PhD program have gone on to secure post-doctoral and teaching  placements at the following institutions:

  • Sejong University
  • University of North Carolina Pembroke
  • University of South Alabama
  • University of Western Ontario
  • Yuan Ze University

Others have secured placement in industry working in the financial, retail fields, and technology fields.

  • Cummins, Inc
  • JP Morgan Chase & Co
  • Sam’s Club

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