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37 PhD Programs in Management

The PhD is commonly considered the highest level of academic achievement possible in most fields of study. Before you are able to enroll in a PhD program, you must complete lower-level degrees. After graduation, however, a higher salary can usually be attained with a PhD. What is a PhD in Management? The field of management is all about overseeing other employees to ensure they are working ef… Read more

The PhD is commonly considered the highest level of academic achievement possible in most fields of study. Before you are able to enroll in a PhD program, you must complete lower-level degrees. After graduation, however, a higher salary can usually be attained with a PhD.

What is a PhD in Management? The field of management is all about overseeing other employees to ensure they are working effectively. Students learn negotiation, conflict resolution, and communication in order to manage a work force efficiently. Most management programs will also help students to understand basic operational business practices, which include more than just how to manage others.

One of the most significant benefits that students enjoy is the skillset they develop. Management students learn leadership, decision-making, business knowledge, delegation strategies, professional communication, and evaluation. Graduates can more easily find positions that appeal to them with the mastery of these skills.

The tuition and fees for earning a PhD in Management depend on many factors. This is why you should thoroughly research your desired field before enrolling. The factors that affect the cost include the school, program, country, and length of study.

There are many different career options available for a person who has completed a PhD in Management. Graduates of this program may find managerial positions in various departments at all different levels. These can include sales manager, marketing manager, and commercial manager. People with management degrees and expertise may also gain positions as a consultants or planning specialists. Finally, many graduates of management programs have the goal of becoming a CEO. To work up to that position, they do well to start with an education in management.

To get started, find the best management program for your unique situation. 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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Luiss PhD programs
Rome, Italy

The LUISS Ph.D. Program in Management is a disciplined – but not disciplinary – learning path for high potential doctoral candidates. It offers concentrations in strategy, org ... +

The LUISS Ph.D. Program in Management is a disciplined – but not disciplinary – learning path for high potential doctoral candidates. It offers concentrations in strategy, organization, innovation and entrepreneurship, marketing, accounting, and corporate finance. -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
English
Oct 2020
13 Jul 2020
Campus
ISCTE Business School – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa
Lisbon, Portugal

The Management Ph.D. at ISCTE is a very rigorous, comprehensive, and flexible program. Comprised of six different specialization fields, our Ph.D. is ideal to those who wish t ... +

The Management Ph.D. at ISCTE is a very rigorous, comprehensive, and flexible program. Comprised of six different specialization fields, our Ph.D. is ideal to those who wish to obtain a major training in Management and a more focused approach on another scientific field of their choice. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
Portuguese
Oct 2020
Campus
SMC Business School
Zug, Switzerland

The Ph.D./Doctorate in Management concentrates on exploring advanced management strategies and corporate governance issues assisting learners as they design, conduct, and appl ... +

The Ph.D./Doctorate in Management concentrates on exploring advanced management strategies and corporate governance issues assisting learners as they design, conduct, and apply innovative and practice-oriented research. The Ph.D. / Doctorate of Management is ideal for individuals with high corporate level responsibilities requiring advanced management techniques. This dual degree program is also aimed at university, university college, polytechnics lecturers who seek a thorough foundation for an academic career provided by a Ph.D. degree. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
Bolzano, Italy

Our ambition is to offer a Ph.D. program that leverages the specific strengths of our University and international Faculty and provides talented and motivated students with a ... +

Our ambition is to offer a Ph.D. program that leverages the specific strengths of our University and international Faculty and provides talented and motivated students with a high-quality education and research environment that best serves their career aspirations. -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
English
Oct 2020
Campus
Universidade Europeia
Lisbon, Portugal

The PhD in Management at Universidade Europeia aims to prepare people capable of developing theoretical models and practical instruments of international impact. The teachers ... +

The PhD in Management at Universidade Europeia aims to prepare people capable of developing theoretical models and practical instruments of international impact. The teachers of this program combine publications in the most prestigious international scientific journals with the development of management tools used by Portuguese and European managers. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 5 years
Portuguese
Campus
Case Western Reserve University, Weatherhead School of Management
Cleveland, USA

Business leadership is increasingly required to integrate multiple sources of knowledge, understand the perceptions of diverse parties and put human values into action. Execut ... +

Business leadership is increasingly required to integrate multiple sources of knowledge, understand the perceptions of diverse parties and put human values into action. Executives are challenged to create social, intellectual and economic value for their organizations and for society at large based on rigorous and sound evidence. Recognizing these challenges, the Weatherhead School of Management offers... -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
University of Warsaw, Faculty of Management
Warsaw, Poland

Doctoral programs (the so-called. daily) at the Faculty of Management conducted since the inception of the Department, and in 1995 were launched so. Extramural Studies PhD, al ... +

Doctoral programs (the so-called. daily) at the Faculty of Management conducted since the inception of the Department, and in 1995 were launched so. Extramural Studies PhD, also involving foreigners. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
Polish
Oct 2020
Campus
University of Porto School of Economics and Management
Porto, Portugal

The School of Economics and Management, University of Porto, is a leading school in the fields of economics and management in Portugal with a long experience in teaching and r ... +

The School of Economics and Management, University of Porto, is a leading school in the fields of economics and management in Portugal with a long experience in teaching and research in these fields. By enrolling in the Doctoral Programme, students benefit from the expertise and experience of this most distinguished research community. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
English
Campus
University of Texas Arlington
Arlington, USA

A Ph.D. is a research degree. We believe those who receive a Ph.D. from the Management Department should be talented and enthusiastic organizational scholars. They should be a ... +

A Ph.D. is a research degree. We believe those who receive a Ph.D. from the Management Department should be talented and enthusiastic organizational scholars. They should be able to critically evaluate existing research, translate and disseminate research knowledge to their students and their communities, and conduct their own original research—adding to what we know and what we do in the management discipline. Therefore, students whose major field is management receive considerable research-oriented training. -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
McGill University, Desautels Faculty of Management
Montreal, Canada +1 More

The Desautels Ph.D. program participates in a joint doctoral program that brings together the four leading Montreal universities (HEC-Montreal, Concordia, UQAM, and McGill). A ... +

The Desautels Ph.D. program participates in a joint doctoral program that brings together the four leading Montreal universities (HEC-Montreal, Concordia, UQAM, and McGill). As a result, students gain access to the rich doctoral offerings from other universities and are expected to include professors from other universities on their committees. -
PhD
Full-time
3 - 5 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
University of Bradford
Bradford, United Kingdom

You’ll conduct research under the supervision of our international, experienced, and highly committed faculty. In addition to being supervised by two well-established research ... +

You’ll conduct research under the supervision of our international, experienced, and highly committed faculty. In addition to being supervised by two well-established researchers, you will take part in research training which provides you with the knowledge and skills to design and carry out rigorous research. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 7 years
English
Campus
SOAS University of London
London, United Kingdom

Graduate students in the PhD programme of the School of Finance and Management study towards the University of London PhD. To be considered for the PhD programme in finance or ... +

Graduate students in the PhD programme of the School of Finance and Management study towards the University of London PhD. To be considered for the PhD programme in finance or management students must already have completed a good Masters degree in a relevant discipline and been awarded high grades. They must also submit an initial research proposal that demonstrates an aptitude for academic research. -
Master PhD
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
English
28 Sep 2020
Campus
International Business School the Hague
The Hague, Netherlands

The International Business School, The Hague (IBSH), offers a PhD programme in Business and Management Studies, in cooperation with Sapienza University of Rome, Italy. The PhD ... +

The International Business School, The Hague (IBSH), offers a PhD programme in Business and Management Studies, in cooperation with Sapienza University of Rome, Italy. The PhD programme is part-time, and therefore well-suited for professionals that want to get a doctorate in combination with their career. -
PhD
Part-time
4 years
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
Lisbon School of Economics and Management, iDBA + PhD program
Lisbon, Portugal

The ISEG International Program of Doctor of Business Administration Studies (iDBA) and Consecutive Ph.D. in management combines research excellence with professional practice. ... +

The ISEG International Program of Doctor of Business Administration Studies (iDBA) and Consecutive Ph.D. in management combines research excellence with professional practice. It aims at preparing students in the fields of strategy and organization management, providing advanced research skills in order to improve management research and practice in organizations. Students residing and working in different countries around the world are joining this program as they can travel only once every other month to meet the class return to work in the periods between classes -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
English
Jan 2021
01 Sep 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
Institut für Management
Salzburg, Austria +1 More

The extra-occupational doctoral programme of the IfM will provide you with a doctorate course for which you will not have to limit your career or private life on a large scale ... +

The extra-occupational doctoral programme of the IfM will provide you with a doctorate course for which you will not have to limit your career or private life on a large scale. In cooperation with the Mendel University of Brno, we offer a particularly flexible Ph.D. programme with excellent supervision to academics who want to do their part-time doctorate. IfM undertakes all administrative work for the university as well as the organization of the seminars. -
PhD
Part-time
3 years
English
Campus

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