Business Administration: Management, 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 6353Advanced Methods in Management Research3
REMS 6003Analyses of Variance3
REMS 6013Multiple Regression Analysis in Behavioral Studies3
REMS 6320Doctoral Seminar in REMS3
MGMT 6553Structural Equation Modeling Applications in Business3
Hours Subtotal15
Select 18 hours of Dissertation18
Hours Subtotal18
Doctoral Seminars
MGMT 6313Advanced Organizational Behavior3
MGMT 6323Advanced Strategic Management3
MGMT 6333MESO Organization Studies3
MGMT 6343Contemporary Research in Management I3
Hours Subtotal12
Guided Electives
Additional coursework will be chosen by the student, in conjunction with a faculty committee, to support the individual student’s specific interests and/or needs. In cases where an incoming student does not have an undergraduate degree in Business or an MBA, it may be determined that s/he needs to take one or more leveling courses in the functional areas of business (e.g., Accounting, Finance, Marketing, etc.).15
Hours Subtotal15
Total Hours60

Additional Business Administration, PhD, Requirements

  • Minimum grade of "B" required on all degree courses

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