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Business Administration, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (ARWU) Morgantown, WV, United States
West Virginia University is proud to add a new chapter to the legacy of the College of Business and Economics with the addition of the Doctor of Philosophy Program in Business Administration. The program is designed to prepare students to assume faculty positions at business schools around the globe.
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Overview

West Virginia University is proud to add a new chapter to the legacy of the College of Business and Economics with the addition of the Doctor of Philosophy Program in Business Administration. The program is designed to prepare students to assume faculty positions at business schools around the globe. Students are exposed to world-class faculty members who are committed to fostering the development of the students through academic research and instruction of university-level courses. Coursework will be tailored to students’ specific interests to provide depth in key areas most relevant to their planned research.

The Ph.D. Program in Business Administration is designed to provide students with enough flexibility to discover an intellectual niche while ensuring that all students acquire:
  • Research expertise in a particular major of study;
  • Practical application and teaching exposure within undergraduate business classes; and
  • Competence in quantitative and qualitative research methods.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

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English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

Admission Requirements
  • TOEFL (Internet-based): 61 for undergraduate students; 79 for graduate students
  • IELTS: 6.0 for undergraduate students; 6.5 for graduate students
  • Other: Visit the Admissions website for detailed application instructions and apply online.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20184 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20184 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    20184 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20184 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    6384 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6384 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Morgantown

  • 775 - 1290 USD/month
    Living Costs

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