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Business Administration, Ph.D.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Yola, Nigeria
The PhD Program at the American University of Nigeria (AUN) prepare graduates to enter the increasingly interrelated global business environment with a balance of intellectual, theoretical, professional, and practical experience.
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  • The programs focus on entrepreneurship, innovation, contemporary business strategies, leadership, and key business responsibilities. 
  • The programs develop, in the graduates, advanced decision-making knowledge and skills rooted in critical thinking, theory, analysis, problem-solving, teamwork, communications and leadership.
  • Graduates from the programs anticipate serving as global academics; researchers; leaders of business, industry, government, and non-governmental organizations; among others.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Duration description

      minimum 48 months maximum 84 months

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Managerial Skills and Strategic Leadership
  • Marketing Strategies and Redesigning Marketing
  • Research Methods and Ethics.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

Applicants must submit the following materials to the Graduate Admissions Office:

  • A completed application form 
  • Graduation certificate with verifiable grades and required grade point average
  • Official transcript from each university attended
  • Copies of all certificates of each university attended
  • Two (2) Letters of Recommendation
  • Evidence of payment of application fee
  • A current Curriculum Vitae
  • A personal statement of purpose
  • NYSC Certificate
  • Research Proposal (PhD).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9116 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9116 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    9116 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9116 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Yola

  • 193814 - 233650 NGN/month
    Living Costs

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


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