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
The PhD program is hosting a on Friday, October 24, 2014 here at the Foster School of Business. 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
Harvard Business School, Harvard University
The Business School for the World, INSEAD
Fox School of Business, Temple University
Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley
School of Business, University of Connecticut
Ross School of Business, University of Michigan
Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota
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

Please register for this event.


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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