|The Ph.D. program at the J. Mack Robinson College of Business will develop in graduates a high level of competence in conducting research and in teaching business disciplines by requiring:
The Ph.D. program requires that the student demonstrate mastery of a large and complex body of knowledge and a high degree of proficiency in the techniques of teaching and research. This is evidenced by the successful completion of coursework and examinations, effective performance in classroom instruction, participation with faculty members in research, presentation of papers and reports, and the writing of a dissertation of high quality. Given the substantial commitment of intellectual effort and time required to achieve these competencies, students are required to enroll on a full-time basis.
- education in theory;
- education in general research techniques as well as research techniques specific to a discipline;
- research experience with faculty members on contemporary research problems and issues; and
- training on teaching methodology reinforced with active classroom teaching experience.
Applications for the Ph.D. programs will be accepted for once-a-year admission in the fall semester. The deadline for receipt of all required application materials is February 1.