Earning your Ph.D. from the Gatton College of Business and Economics will give you the edge you need to succeed in an academic, governmental or business setting. For more than 80 years the Gatton College has been graduating high achieving. ambitious men and women with Ph.D. degrees in Business Administration and in Economics. Today our graduates can be found at universities, government agencies, and business enterprises in over 20 states and in several countries worldwide.
By pursuing a doctoral degree in the Gatton College you'll be ready to meet the challenges of today's business and teaching worlds, ready to conduct cutting-edge research, and ready to be a leader in your chosen field.
More specifically the Ph.D. programs we offer will give you
- an academic understanding of the philosophies and basic methodological issues of academic inquiry
- an understanding of the theoretical foundations and state-of-the-art research methods in a specific discipline
- the ability to design and execute substantive research projects
- the ability to communicate research findings to diverse audiences
At the Gatton College, you may choose from concentrations in Accounting, Economics, Finance & Quantitative Methods, Management, or Marketing & Supply Chain.
View the Ph.D. in Business Administration Student Handbook.