About the Program
The Doctor of Philosophy in Business with a concentration in Management at Auburn University prepares students for careers in research and teaching. It provides the depth of knowledge and skills required to conduct first-rate research in the field, effectively analyze that research, and present those findings in world-class scholarly presentations and publications.
The Ph.D. in Business - Management, provides students with the opportunity to develop expertise in all phases of the process of change in organizations. The program emphasizes diagnosing organizational problems and implementing interventions to improve performance.
The Ph.D. in Business - Management is a four year, full-time program. The bulk of coursework is completed in the first two years. During the third year, comprehensive exams and research projects are the focus. The fourth year is spent on dissertation research. Completion of the dissertation and its defense is the last requirement for completion of the degree.