Business (Management Concentration) — PhD

Degree Programs:

The Doctor of Philosophy in Business with a concentration in Management prepares students for careers in research and teaching. It provides the depth of knowledge and skills required to conduct first-rate research in the field, effectively analyze that research, and present those findings in world-class scholarly presentations and publications.

The  Ph.D. in Business - Management, provides students with the opportunity to develop expertise in all phases of the process of change in organizations. The program emphasizes diagnosing organizational problems and implementing interventions to improve performance.

The Ph.D. in Business - Management is a four year, full-time program. The bulk of coursework is completed in the first two years. The third year is devoted to two required research papers. The fourth year is spent on dissertation research. Completion of the dissertation and its defense is the last requirement for completion of the degree. Students with assistantships may also be required to teach. Students are expected to have a full-time presence on campus.

Applicants to the program must hold a bachelor's degree from a recognized institution, complete a Graduate School application including submitting GMAT (preferred) or GRE scores. For full considerations, applications must be received no later than February 1, prior to the Fall term.

Information concerning specific program requirements may be obtained by visiting the Raymond J. Harbert College of Business website.