Studyportals placeholder

Management, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 60 months
University rank #189 (QS) , TX,
Professional organizations regularly conduct placement activities specifically for doctoral students. Professional associations such as the Academy of Management help students achieve success in these areas.


This program offers the opportunity to specialize in one of the following two areas:

  •  Organizational Behavior/Human Resource Management focuses on the study of human behavior in complex social systems (organizations). Topics explored include individual differences, motivation, leadership, group dynamics, attitudes, decision making, political behavior, and organizational design, as well as the managment of people through staffing, socialization, performance management, and employee relations.
  •  Strategic Management focuses on the roles and challenges of top management teams and strategy formulation and implementation. Topics explored include strategic processes such as decision making, resource allocation, and the creation and management of new businesses, as well as strategic entrepreneurship and international strategy.

Our management faculty is a distinguished body of scholars and teachers, extensively published and nationally recognized for their accomplishments. A number of them hold leadership positions in professional organizations and serve in editorial positions for leading management journals.

The doctoral program in management has three related objectives:

  • Prepare students to conduct high-quality research relevant to business organizations
  • Communicate research findings through teaching and writing
  •  Prepare students for the varied responsibilities and opportunities of careers at leading research universities

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 60 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

The PhD in Business Administration – Management curriculum contains coursework in to the following areas:
  • Foundation requirements
  • Major field and concentrations
  • PhD electives
  • Economics
  • Examinations
  • Dissertation Research

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

    Schedule IELTS
  • Minimum required score:


    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

    Schedule TOEFL®
  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

    Schedule TOEFL®

General Requirements

Application Requirements 

  • Application fee paid online by credit card
  • Essay/Personal statement question(s).
  • Scanned transcripts (.pdf) from each senior-level post secondary institution for the review process.
  • Professional resume.
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation
  • GMAT or GRE scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30624 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15312 USD per semester and a duration of 60 months.
  • National

    30624 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15312 USD per semester and a duration of 60 months.
  • In-State

    13596 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6798 USD per semester and a duration of 60 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for College Station

  • 964 - 1490 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.


Did you know you can compare your wishlisted programmes with our new Comparison tool?