Business Administration: Entrepreneurship, PhD

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2019-2020. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Total Hours: 60 Hours

Required Courses
Statistics Sequence
Select 42 hours, per Plan of Study42
Hours Subtotal42
Dissertation
Select 18 hours of Dissertation18
Hours Subtotal18
Doctoral Seminars
Requirements include department seminars in entrepreneurship and related disciplines, a minor area.
Suggested courses:
Entrepreneurship Processes
Entrepreneurship Research Project
Entrepreneurship: Theory and History
Theoretical Foundations in Entrepreneurship
Advanced Research Methods in Entrepreneurship
Individual Theories in Entrepreneurship Research
Hours Subtotal0
Guided Electives
Hours in this section to be determined by plan of study.
Hours Subtotal0
Total Hours60

General Graduate College Requirements

  • A minimum Grade-Point-Average of 3.00 is required
  • A minimum Grade of "C" is required in all degree applicable courses
  • No courses utilizing the Pass-No Pass grading system are permitted
  • GRAD 5082 or GRAD 5092 may not be used to meet degree requirements

Additional Doctor of Philosophy (PhD.) Requirements

  • 90 credits beyond the Bachelor's degree, 60 credits beyond the Master's degree are required
  • At least seventy-five percent of coursework on the Plan of Study must include 5000 and 6000 level courses
  • A minimum of 15 hours at the 6000 level with a grade of SR for the doctoral dissertation must be complete.  The maximum number of dissertation hours (6000 with a grade of SR) permissible on a Plan of Study must not exceed three-fourths of the total credit hours in the approved graduate degree program
  • Credit for all courses on a graduate Plan of Study must have been awarded within 10 years of completion of all degree requirements
  • A minimum of 30 in-residence credit hours are required
  • Non-Course requirements:
    • Doctoral Candidacy
    • Dissertation Defense
    • Dissertation Submission/Approval