PhD in Business Administration


Online

All classes are online. Students will only be required to visit campus for orientation, comprehensive exams, and dissertation defense.


60 Hour Program

Our PhD in Business Administration program can be completed in four years.


Customizable

Select a focus on:
Strategy, International Business, or Organizational Behavior

Prepare for an academic career at a major college or university.

Grow in your understanding of conceptual and empirical research methodologies as you apply advanced knowledge in a global context and design an original, substantive research project. You will develop an understanding of specialized knowledge and scholarly literature in the field in order to contribute to academic, government, and private sector environments through your research.

While the program is designed to provide you with a broad overview of all areas, students will select a focus on strategy, international business, or organization through their six credit hours of independent studies.

General Program of Study

Credit Hours # of Courses
Research Methods 15 hours 5
Major Courses 12 hours 4
Field Courses 15 to 18 hours 5-6
Supervised Directed Research 3 to 6 hours 1-2
Dissertation 15 to 18 hours 5-6

Have questions about our PhD in Business Administration?

“This innovative and ground-breaking program is designed to meet a critical shortage of research-trained business faculty members. We believe it is the only such program delivered by a U.S. business school accredited by AACSB.”

– Dean McRae C. Banks

Join our first cohort in Fall 2019!

To learn more about the program and the complete application process, contact Dr. Moses Acquaah at 336.334.5305 or m_acquaa@uncg.edu.

Admission Requirements

Students should possess a completed master’s degree in a business field or related area with superior performance in graduate course work. Along with required application documents, candidates will need to provide GMAT or GRE scores.

*This program is currently pending SACSCOC approval

AACSB

The Bryan School is among 1% of business schools in the world with dual AACSB accreditation in business and accounting.