Business PhD Program Summary
The Mitchell Doctorate of Business Administration program, with concentrations in business analytics, management and marketing, is designed for business professionals and instructor-level faculty seeking a doctorate to pursue an academic career through 4-year universities. The Doctorate of Business Administration program facilitates the transition toward a new career by developing a comprehensive understanding of the discipline and essential research methods. The curriculum encourages a balanced approach to learning conceptual, theoretical and methodological components.
Classes are led by doctoral faculty with extensive experience in university teaching and research. Mitchell PhD faculty are widely published in Management, Marketing and research methods, and work closely with the PhD students to guide their own research interests to publication.
PhD Program Format
The PhD in Business Administration program is designed as a three-year, executive-style program with the course work and qualifying exams completed during the first two years. The third year is devoted to the completion of the research component of the Doctorate of Business Administration program. It is expected that all program requirements will be completed in 36 months.
PhD in Business Administration Meeting Schedule
|Summer 2022||Fall 2022||Spring 2023||Summer 2023||Fall 2023||Spring 2024|
|May 20, 21, 22||August 26, 27, 28||January 20, 21, 22||May 26, 27, 28||August 25, 26, 27||January 26, 27, 28|
|June 17, 18, 19||October 7, 8, 9||March 3, 4, 5||June 23, 24, 25||October 6, 7, 8||March 8, 9, 10|
|July 22, 23, 24||November 18, 19, 20||April 14, 15, 16||July 21, 22, 23||November 17, 18, 19||April 26, 27, 28|