Find out what it takes to be accepted into one of the most challenging, recognized and rewarding PhD in Management programs in the world.

Successful applicants have strong quantitative and verbal skills and have completed or are completing bachelor's or master's degrees in relevant fields such as statistics, economics, engineering, computer science, psychology or business.

Although not a requirement, knowledge and experience in database management (e.g. Oracle, SQL) and experimental research or survey methodology may prove useful for conducting research.

Application Process

Our program offers fall admission only. Completed applications and all credentials must be received in the School of Management by January 15 to be considered for admission. You are encouraged to submit application materials before the deadline.

Follow the steps below carefully to ensure you complete the application process correctly.

Contact Us

Graduate Programs Office
School of Management
University at Buffalo
203 Alfiero Center
Buffalo, NY 14260-4010

Tel:  716-645-3204
Fax: 716-645-2341

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Tuition and Fees

Visit UB's Student Accounts website for the most up-to-date and comprehensive information on graduate program tuition and fees

Critical Dates

  • Who may apply: All applicants
  • Application deadline: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Decision notification: March 15, 2021
  • $500 tuition deposit due: April 15, 2021