West Virginia University is proud to add a new chapter to the legacy of the College of Business and Economics with the addition of the Doctor of Philosophy Program in Business Administration. The program is designed to prepare students to assume faculty positions at business schools around the globe. Students are exposed to world-class faculty members who are committed to fostering the development of the students through academic research and instruction of university-level courses. Coursework will be tailored to students’ specific interests to provide depth in key areas most relevant to their planned research.
The Ph.D. Program in Business Administration is designed to provide students with enough flexibility to discover an intellectual niche while ensuring that all students acquire:
Research expertise in a particular major of study;
Practical application and teaching exposure within undergraduate business classes; and
Competence in quantitative and qualitative research methods.