19 PhD Programs in Business Administration

A PhD is the result of many intense years of specialized study as part of a doctorate’s program. This high honor distinguishes graduates as intellectual leaders and experts in their field of study. Students with this type of degree should graduate with a very strong and thorough knowledge in their area. What is a PhD in Business Administration? It’s a postgraduate degree that gives gra… Read more

A PhD is the result of many intense years of specialized study as part of a doctorate’s program. This high honor distinguishes graduates as intellectual leaders and experts in their field of study. Students with this type of degree should graduate with a very strong and thorough knowledge in their area.

What is a PhD in Business Administration? It’s a postgraduate degree that gives graduates the expertise needed to enter the workforce as an industry expert upon graduation. Some required coursework in such a PhD program may include quantitative and qualitative research methods, leadership and strategic management, and current issues in management. The degree program will typically culminate with an in-depth study as part of the final dissertation.

A PhD in Business Administration should prepare graduates to work in any industry's business. In this program, students should see an improvement in their research, analytical and presentation skills, which can be valuable career traits when job hunting.

Tuition costs for a PhD can be impacted by several factors, including where the school is located. Students should contact individual schools with any questions and for a complete cost analysis.

People who have a PhD in Business Administration can find work in the field of academics at the collegiate level. With a PhD, they can work as tenured professors, giving lectures, conducting research in their field to make improvements to it, authoring papers on topics of business and economics, and leading seminars and trainings for other academics who wish to build on their business-instruction skills. Graduates may also be able to work on their own as a consultant for companies that need expertise or wish to hire expert speakers or trainers for events.

There are many PhD programs in business administration available that are ideal for those who wish to work at their own pace. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Paris Dauphine University
Paris, France

The EDBA of Paris-Dauphine University is a doctoral level program, based on the concept of "committed research", which is aimed at working professionals, in order to give them ... +

The EDBA of Paris-Dauphine University is a doctoral level program, based on the concept of "committed research", which is aimed at working professionals, in order to give them all the resources necessary to theorize their practice and produce high-level academic research. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
09 Oct 2020
30 Sep 2020
Campus
 
Unicaf University (ZM)
Larnaca, Cyprus +14 More

The goal of the Ph.D. programme is to prepare the next generation of leading researchers. The Ph.D. is a programme of independent, self-directed academic research degree, supp ... +

The goal of the Ph.D. programme is to prepare the next generation of leading researchers. The Ph.D. is a programme of independent, self-directed academic research degree, supported by a team of supervisors that makes an original contribution to knowledge written up in a publishable dissertation. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
Online
 
UUM Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business
Alor Setar, Malaysia

The Ph.D. programme at Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business (OYAGSB), UUM College of Business is a full research program in which students are assessed based on th ... +

The Ph.D. programme at Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business (OYAGSB), UUM College of Business is a full research program in which students are assessed based on the thesis produced at the end of their study period. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
4 - 14 semesters
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Alfred Nobel Open Business School
Zürich, Switzerland

COLLÉGIUM HUMANUM WARSAW MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY AND ALFRED NOBEL OPEN BISUNESS SCHOOL SWITZERLAND UNIVERSITY OF EUROPEAN BUSINESS SCIENCES are launching Europe announces public ... +

COLLÉGIUM HUMANUM WARSAW MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY AND ALFRED NOBEL OPEN BISUNESS SCHOOL SWITZERLAND UNIVERSITY OF EUROPEAN BUSINESS SCIENCES are launching Europe announces publicly recognized DBA course in the academic year 2019/2020. -
PhD
Online & Campus Combined
Part-time
2 semesters
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Key West University
Jacksonville, USA

Students who successfully complete the KWU DBA degree program will be equipped to work in senior level managerial roles in a global business environment.

Students who successfully complete the KWU DBA degree program will be equipped to work in senior level managerial roles in a global business environment. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
12 May 2020
05 May 2020
Online
 
UNITAR
Selangor, Malaysia

Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration will help students develop advanced research skills useful for a career in academics or other positions of employment where sys ... +

Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration will help students develop advanced research skills useful for a career in academics or other positions of employment where systematic, critical and analytical skills are required. Take your career to a new level upon completion of an original thesis required at the end of the course. -
PhD
Full-time
3 - 5 years
English
Apr 2020
Campus
 
Florida Christian University
Orlando, USA

This program is designed to contribute to the professional development of students through the knowledge and recognition of contemporary strategic issues and practices, achiev ... +

This program is designed to contribute to the professional development of students through the knowledge and recognition of contemporary strategic issues and practices, achieved through the development of knowledge of scientific research methods and their application in the business environment for senior managers and consultants with advanced critical thinking and analytical skills. -
PhD
Full-time
English, Portuguese
Campus
 
SMC University
Zug, Switzerland

The PhD / Doctorate in Business Administration is the most advanced business degree. The DBA is a practical combination of strong academic content, coupled with advanced busin ... +

The PhD / Doctorate in Business Administration is the most advanced business degree. The DBA is a practical combination of strong academic content, coupled with advanced business strategies and solutions. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
Yasar University
Izmir, Turkey

Yasar University Institute of Social Sciences, Department of Business Administration, Business Administration Doctoral Program is designed to develop a research culture, and w ... +

Yasar University Institute of Social Sciences, Department of Business Administration, Business Administration Doctoral Program is designed to develop a research culture, and workable management approach in national and also international level by conveying modern management practices and theoretical approaches in the business world where the competition is growing rapidly. -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
English
27 Sep 2020
Campus
 
Selinus University of Science and Literature
Bologna, Italy

A Ph.D. by Research via Distance Learning is ideal for people engaged in the world of work who cannot attend a traditional university. Selinus University is a private and accr ... +

A Ph.D. by Research via Distance Learning is ideal for people engaged in the world of work who cannot attend a traditional university. Selinus University is a private and accredited international institution: an alternative that helps adult students around the world achieve their academic goals. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
English, Italian
Online
 
Universidad de San Martín de Porres
Santa Anita, Peru

The constant change in the models and paradigms of the knowledge of the management sciences and the different branches of the economy leads the professional teacher, consultan ... +

The constant change in the models and paradigms of the knowledge of the management sciences and the different branches of the economy leads the professional teacher, consultant and researcher to the reflection and constant rethinking of the theoretical framework of the basic disciplines of their area of knowledge and its contributions to the solution of socio-economic problems, management of the company and society. -
PhD DBA
Full-time
Spanish
Mar 2020
Campus
 
Asia e University
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The AeU Ph.D. (Business Administration) is a full research programme that provides you with the methodological and analytical tools required for executing research and creatin ... +

The AeU Ph.D. (Business Administration) is a full research programme that provides you with the methodological and analytical tools required for executing research and creating -
PhD
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 4 years
English
Jan 2021
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
European University Cyprus
Nicosia, Cyprus

This is a program designed for highly motivated students wishing to acquire advanced research and intellectual (analytical) skills in the area of business administration. The ... +

This is a program designed for highly motivated students wishing to acquire advanced research and intellectual (analytical) skills in the area of business administration. The aim of the program is to prepare a generation of highly effective Ph.D. scholars aiming to pursue careers in the academia or consulting in the private or public sector. The program provides students with a solid theoretical background and the opportunity to conduct innovative, highly focused research in business administration, for the purpose of creating new knowledge. -
PhD
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Lakshveer Overseas Solution
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

A Doctor of Philosophy degree, abbreviated Ph.D., is the highest academic degree anyone can earn and is awarded by a university for original research in any discipline. It has ... +

A Doctor of Philosophy degree, abbreviated Ph.D., is the highest academic degree anyone can earn and is awarded by a university for original research in any discipline. It has become a requirement for a career as a university professor or researcher in most fields. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
4 - 8 years
English
Campus
 
Teesside University
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom

The disruptive environment in which businesses operate today is global, dynamic and poses a myriad of challenges for organisations and their leaders. The overall aim of this D ... +

The disruptive environment in which businesses operate today is global, dynamic and poses a myriad of challenges for organisations and their leaders. The overall aim of this DBA online course is to develop the skills required of business leaders within the complexities of the fourth industrial revolution. -
PhD
Part-time
4 years
English
Aug 2020
Online
 

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