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Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Business Administration (Management)




What will I learn?

The dynamic and growing College of Business offers a Ph.D. in Business Administration (Management), with cutting-edge management training in theoretical foundations and quantitative methods in basic and applied research. The program offers concentrations in organizational behavior, strategy, entrepreneurship, and behavioral decision making. The program also emphasizes interdisciplinary research and encourages collaborations with other disciplines such as economics, psychology, sociology, social psychology and neuroscience.

The program will train graduates to be competitive in pursuing careers in academia and industry. The academic jobs that graduates could pursue include becoming professors or positions in social science research centers and laboratories. Jobs prospects in industry would include opportunities with management consultants, executive level positions, survey firms, training and organizational development departments, and human resource managers among others.

Which department am I in?

College of Business

Study options

Full Time (72 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$16,542.00 per year
Start date

August 2023


College of Business

Room Number: Fourth floor, room 409,

1664 N. Virginia Street,



89557, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Bachelor’s degree or recognized equivalent from an accredited institution. Eligibility for admission with a 3-year bachelor's degree are determined on a case by case basis. Minimum grade point average (on a 4.0 scale): 3.0 for a doctoral degree.

For international students

Students are admitted based upon a holistic review of prior degrees, grade point averages, test scores (GMAT or GRE), and most importantly passion for research and alignment with faculty research streams.

The TOEFL is required of international students: minimum score of 550 (paper), or 79 (Internet-based version), or 6.5 on the IELTS (must be academic version) test.

Application Deadlines: Feb 1 (Fall)

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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