PhD in Management

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Explore and expand the frontiers of human knowledge in a diverse and supportive environment.

Join an intellectual community where leading researchers and award-winning teachers encourage a rich mixture of thoughts, ideas, camaraderie and discipline. 


The number 1.
RANKED
BUSINESS SCHOOL
IN SUNY



R1.
CARNEGIE CLASSIFICATION
FOR HIGHEST LEVEL
OF RESEARCH ACTIVITY

The number 1.
NEW YORK PUBLIC UNIVERSITY FOR RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT BY WALL STREET JOURNAL



Top 10 percent.
OF AACSB-ACCREDITED B-SCHOOLS BY BUSINESSWEEK, FORBES,
U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT

Apply by January 15, 2021.

Do you qualify for a GMAT/GRE waiver? For the 2021 admissions cycle, academic departments will consider standardized test waiver requests on a case-by-case basis based on the strength of your admissions profile. To request a GMAT/GRE waiver, contact the PhD faculty department representative listed on the webpage of the doctoral discipline in which you are interested in studying. It is highly encouraged you also send that faculty member an email with your résumé and transcript(s) for consideration.

Prospective students - Coronavirus questions?

You may have questions about how the coronavirus (COVID-19) could impact your impending enrollment, especially if you are traveling to us. If you are in the process of enrolling in a School of Management graduate program, visit and bookmark our COVID-19 Admissions FAQ page.

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WHERE WILL YOUR PHD TAKE YOU?

WHERE WILL YOUR PHD TAKE YOU?

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Check out a few of the universities, think tanks and companies that employ our graduates.
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Knowledge is power.

Learn more about our PhD in Management alumni and their initial appointments on the Alumni pages of Accounting, FinanceManagement Information Systems, Marketing, Operations Management and Strategy and Organization and Human Resources.

Answer society's toughest questions. Develop your research agenda alongside leading scholars and business leaders.

RESEARCH THAT DRIVES CHANGE

UB's passion for rigorous research is matched only by a deep commitment to positive change. We bring together unconventional thinkers—researchers, scholars and artists—who collaborate across disciplines to push the boundaries of knowledge and creative expression, and consistently endeavor to lead a new way forward. Learn more about our research and economic development.

PHD EXCELLENCE INITIATIVE

UB is committed to recruiting the best doctoral students and providing them with transformative academic programs that prepare them for future success through the PhD Excellence Initiative.

Surround yourself with support. Mentors peers and industry experts are here for you.

THE PHD PROJECT PARTICIPATION

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The UB School of Management is an active participant in The PhD Project, a national organization whose mission is to expand workplace diversity by increasing the diversity of business school faculty. Today, The PhD Project's expansive network of supporters, sponsors and universities helps Black/African Americans, Latinx/Hispanic Americans and Native Americans attain their business PhD and become the business professors who will mentor the next generation of leaders.