The Doctor of Philosophy program in management trains students to become scholars who are highly skilled in conducting research and teaching and for careers where high levels of research skills and analytical capabilities are required. This is delivered through formal courses, seminars, independent studies, examinations, written papers, workshops, presentations and the dissertation. The program usually requires a minimum of four years to complete. It provides a Ph.D. in the following areas:
• Information Systems
• Operations Management
• Organization Behavior
• Strategic Management
Rensselaer is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and by a number of professional and academic societies. The Lally School of Management is accredited by AACSB International.