Business Administration: Executive Research, 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

Research Methods
MGMT 6343Contemporary Research in Management I3
MGMT 6343Contemporary Research in Management I (Contemporary Research in Management II)3
MGMT 6353Advanced Methods in Management Research3
MSIS 61003
MSIS 6343Advanced Methods in MSIS Research3
MKTG 6413Advanced Marketing Research3
BADM 6713Theory Building and Scientific Research in Business3
Hours Subtotal21
Dissertation
MGMT 6363Advanced Organization Theory3
BADM 6000Research and Thesis (Research and Thesis I)5
BADM 6000Research and Thesis (Research and Thesis II)5
BADM 6000Research and Thesis (Research and Thesis III)5
Hours Subtotal18
Doctoral Seminars
BADM 6523Org Science II: Macro Issues in Business3
BADM 6513Org Science I: Micro Issues in Business3
MKTG 6100Advanced Seminar in Marketing (Theory Building)3
BADM 6100Seminar in Business Administration (Applied Research Practicum I)3
BADM 6723Dissertation Design3
Hours Subtotal15
Guided Electives
Select 6 Hours of additional courses required by the committee6
Hours Subtotal6
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