Doctor of Philosophy in Business in Washington in USA

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People who earn a PhD in business, economics and administration typically go on to teach in universities or perform statistical research for large organizations. Moreover, anyone with a PhD degree has the right to be addressed as "Dr."

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PhD in Operations and Management Science

Washington State University Carson College of Business
Campus Full time 4 - 5 years

Management science represents a quantitative approach to solving problems in business. [+]

Program Requirements


1a. General Competency


            Per CCB requirements, candidates must have a minimum admission index score of 1250 to enter the Ph.D. program (index scores are calculated by taking the GMAT score plus 200 x GPA.) and a TOEFL of 580 for ESL students. Most successful applicants to our program have had a minimum of


w  Bachelor’s degree from a four-year accredited university

w  3.25 GPA

w  600 GMAT score


            Also, it is expected that students entering the doctoral program will possess competencies in math, business (accounting, economics, finance, management, marketing, operation’s management), computer skills and have a good command of the English language. If the student is deficient in any of these areas, additional course work and preparation (beyond the major course of study) may be required. The student’s committee will determine those requirements.... [-]