Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech, Pamplin College of Business

  USA, Blacksburg
Year Program Started
Curriculum Model
Coursework and research (see below)
Curriculum Description
5x3- credit research methodology courses – choice of behavioral or quantitative track 4x3-credit disciplinary (interdisciplinary) content seminars 1x2 credits Ethics pro-seminar 1x1 credit business pedagogy pro-seminar 30 research credits (1st yr summer research paper (3 credits) (2nd yr. dissert. proposal (7 credits) (3rd yr. dissertation (20 credits) Classes taken synchronously with full-time Ph.D. program students.
Thesis Requirements
Target completion of dissertation research in 3 years. May extend time as needed within university statute.
Cohort Profile
Approximately 12 students per cohort; Average age: 43; Average years of experience: 20; % with graduate degree: 100%; % from non-host country: 0%; % non-white (including unreported): 42%
Program Description
Ph.D. in Business from a Research No 1 university with highly ranked graduate and undergraduate business programs and internationally known research faculty.
Application requirements
On-line application, resume, statement of purpose, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, 3 letters of reference, interviews and application fee.