Ph.D. in Business Administration
University of North Carolina Charlotte Belk College of Business
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The Ph.D. in Business Administration is a full-time research-oriented program designed to prepare graduates for academic teaching and research careers. The program includes core courses covering all business disciplines, combined with an in-depth study of finance's theoretical and empirical aspects. Students admitted to the finance program minor in economics and will complete a research methods sequence in mathematics. Students also will teach undergraduate courses to receive training in pedagogy. Graduates will be qualified for tenure-track professor positions at national and international research and teaching universities and other educational institutions.
The Belk College of Business began offering a Ph.D. in business administration in the fall of 2006. UNC Charlotte is now one of only three universities in North Carolina that offers degrees in business administration at the bachelor’s, master's, and doctoral levels.