Ph.D. - Business Administration
Small individualized program. Applicants must have an MBA from an AACSB accredited university. The Ph.D. Program in Business administration at Florida Atlantic University's College of Business prepares candidates for research and teaching careers at universities and for careers within firms or government agencies requiring advanced research and analytical capabilities.
The specific objectives of the Ph.D. program are to: (1) provide the student with in-depth knowledge of fundamental theory and contemporary research issues in an area of concentration and supporting disciplines; (2) develop the student’s skills in using research tools (such as statistical methods, econometrics, experimental design, computer software), and the ability to apply these tools with an understanding of the underlying assumptions and the limitation on their use; (3) develop the student's skills in communicating the research results to appropriate audiences in the academic environment, in industry, and in government. By ensuring that students receive specialized training in business at the highest level, FAU’s Ph.D. Program in the College of Business provides proper preparation for students to pursue specialized careers that require advanced research and analytical capabilities.