Doctorate Degrees in Business Analytics

Compare 2 PhD Programs in Business Analytics

Business Analytics

Scholars who want to continue their education after a master’s degree may choose to pursue a Doctor of Philosophy. At most universities, the PhD is the highest academic award available and can take three years or more to complete.

What is a PhD in Business Analytics? Business analytics is the study of past business performance to gain perspective and insight into future business planning. Courses may focus on research techniques and big data interpretation to help prepare participants to analyze business models and organizations. The exact courses included in this type of program can include supply chain analysis, data structures, structural equation modeling, health systems engineering and multivariate statistical analysis. Many universities incorporate dissertations, lectures and discussions into a PhD program.

This research-based education gives participants an opportunity to hone their critical-thinking, research and self-discipline skills. Not only do these abilities set a foundation for a successful professional life, but they can also help graduates make smart business and financial moves in their personal lives.

The cost of a doctorate program may depend on the school, the program duration, the courses and the teaching methods. Because there are so many variables, tuition can be quite different. Applicants who want an estimate should contact universities.

What type of career can a PhD in Business Analytics lead to? There are certain variables that can affect career opportunities, such as other education and former employment of students. Some graduates may go on to become supply-chain managers, management analysts, research analysts, data scientists, manufacturing operations managers, project specialists, market research analysts, professors, researchers and big-data analytics specialists.

Where can you receive a PhD in Business Analytics? Many schools around the world have online and on-campus programs. To apply or learn more, 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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PhD in Industrial Engineering and Decision Analytics (Energy Technology Concentration)

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years September 2018 Hong Kong

The Ph.D. program is designed for those interested in pursuing a career in advanced industrial research and development, or university research and teaching. The interdisciplinary postgraduate research program in Energy Technology in the School of Engineering at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology provides long-term support to our ongoing educational training and fast-developing research in technology in general. [+]

The world economy has been undergoing a rapid transformation from a capital-intensive age to a knowledge-based age. The entire Asia-Pacific region is endeavoring to nurture businesses to meet the challenges of this transformation. Joining the Department of Industrial Engineering and Decision Analytics as a postgraduate student gives you the opportunity to gain a comprehensive grasp of both technological and managerial aspects of contemporary issues in this field and to make a contribution to progress in driving the world forward by improving technology management and operations management.

The Ph.D. program is designed for those interested in pursuing a career in advanced industrial research and development, or university research and teaching. This program emphasizes training in original thinking and independent research. Students can design their program of study to suit their interests and needs. The program should cover a specialized area in industrial engineering and at least one minor area.... [-]


PhD in Industrial Engineering and Decision Analytics

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years September 2018 Hong Kong

The Ph.D. program is designed for those interested in pursuing a career in advanced industrial research and development, or university research and teaching. This program emphasizes training in original thinking and independent research. Students can design their program of study to suit their interests and needs. The program should cover a specialized area in industrial engineering and at least one minor area. [+]

The world economy has been undergoing a rapid transformation from a capital-intensive age to a knowledge-based age. The entire Asia-Pacific region is endeavoring to nurture businesses to meet the challenges of this transformation. Joining the Department of Industrial Engineering and Decision Analytics as a postgraduate student gives you the opportunity to gain a comprehensive grasp of both technological and managerial aspects of contemporary issues in this field and to make a contribution to progress in driving the world forward by improving technology management and operations management.

The Ph.D. program is designed for those interested in pursuing a career in advanced industrial research and development, or university research and teaching. This program emphasizes training in original thinking and independent research. Students can design their program of study to suit their interests and needs. The program should cover a specialized area in industrial engineering and at least one minor area.... [-]