Welcome to the PhD program

The PhD Program in Business Administration is a research-based program designed to train scholars who will be knowledgeable about new developments on the frontiers of their discipline, capable of contributing to the advancement of knowledge relevant to business education and practice, and skillful in conveying this information to students and practitioners. The program was created primarily for students interested in academic careers, although this training is also useful for individuals seeking research positions in business and government, as well as in consulting firms.

Event Spotlight
Friday, October 24, 2014
The PhD program is hosting multi school PhD recruiting forum. A consortium of business doctoral programs, attendees will have the opportunity to meet representatives from DocNet schools and receive guidance and insight on applying to doctoral programs in Business. This event will feature:

  • Faculty and Student Panel Presentation and Discussion
    Shansby Auditorium, PACCAR Hall (Map)
    5:00-6:00 PM

  • Recruiting Fair
    Anthony’s Forum, Dempsey Hall (Map)
    6:15-7:15 PM.

  • Participating Schools
    Goizueta Business School, Emory University
    Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology
    Harvard Business School, Harvard University
    INSEAD
    Rutgers Business School, Rutgers University
    Fox School of Business, Temple University
    Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley
    School of Business, University of Connecticut
    Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland
    Ross School of Business, University of Michigan
    Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota
    Belk College of Business, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
    Lundquist College of Business, University of Oregon
    Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh
    Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina
    Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California
    Foster School of Business, University of Washington
    Wisconsin School of Business, University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Olin School of Business, Washington University in St. Louis
Register for the recruiting forum.



In pursuit of knowledge?

Learn more about opportunities available in the Foster School's PhD program in our interactive brochure.
DocNet Recruiting Forum
Join us Friday, October 24, 2014, and meet representatives from DocNet schools for guidance and insight on applying to doctoral programs in Business. Event details:

Faculty and student panel discussion
Shansby Auditorium, Paccar Hall (map)
5:00-6:00 PM

Recruiting fair
Anthony’s Forum, Dempsey Hall (map)
6:15-7:15 PM
Register today.
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