Ph.D. in Business Administration
The Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan is a top-ranked business school
operating within one of the world’s largest research universities. Ross offers you an
unparalleled opportunity for multidisciplinary study and research. You will work side by side
with faculty who are shaping their fields and the global business community with pathbreaking
research. PROGRAM: Our program is a full-time, residential program. We offer
study in the following areas: Accounting, Business Information Technology, Finance,
International Business/Business Economics, Management & Organizations, Marketing,
Operations & Management Science, and Strategy. FUNDING: All admitted students are
funded for four years. Funding includes a full tuition waiver, competitive stipend,
assistantship, and healthcare for the student and his or her dependents. Generous
research and travel grants are also available. RESEARCH: All students begin work as
research assistants in their first term. As RAs, students work collaboratively with faculty.
These collaborations often lead to joint conference presentations and published articles.
Students also receive rigorous classroom instruction in statistics and research
methodologies. The school also provides computing, library, and database resources.
TEACHING: All students will teach during their third or fourth year. The Ross School has a
nationally recognized teacher development program that provides theoretical and practical
training before our students enter the classroom. PLACEMENT: From 2002 – 2007, 92%
of our graduates have been placed directly into tenure track faculty positions.
APPLICATION: The application deadline is January 15. However, applicants are strongly
encouraged to submit their materials in advance of the deadline. Please visit our website
for details on the application process and the associated requirements.
The Association to Advance Collegeiate
Schools of Business (AACSB)