Ph.D. in business, concentration in management
Prepare for research and teaching positions in business schools by earning a Ph.D. with a concentration in management. You’ll benefit from our small class size and close faculty-student collaboration on research projects. Faculty publications with doctoral students have appeared in some of our field’s top journals, and we have a record of placing doctoral students in top-tier research universities.
Our Ph.D. program reflects two complementary and overlapping content areas: organizational behavior and human resource management.
Small, research-oriented doctoral seminars form the core of the academic program. To round out your studies, you can select from a variety elective seminars and courses offered by other VCU academic departments, including psychology and health administration.
Program and degree requirements
Accepted students are automatically considered for a Ph.D. assistantship. If awarded, this appointment covers all required tuition and fees, and pays a biweekly stipend. This stipend is compensation for 20 hours per week of teaching and/or research performed for the department. Ph.D. assistantships are one-year appointments, renewable up to a total of four years.
Graduate research and teaching assistantships are typically available to support full-time students. A limited number of full-time students may also be admitted without assistantship support.
To be considered for an assistantship, applications must be received by the posted application deadline.
Alumni employers include:
- Indiana University
- North Carolina State University
- Old Dominion University
- The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
- West Virginia University