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        PhD students are required to complete 60 hours of coursework, at least 10 of which must be 8990 dissertation research hours.

        Program Sequence

        The PhD in Business, Management is a four year, full-time program. You will complete the bulk of coursework in the first two years. At the end of the second year, you will take a comprehensive qualifying exam. You’ll spend the third and fourth years on research projects, including dissertation research. Completion of the dissertation and its defense is the final requirement. See detailed information about course sequence in the curriculum model below. 

        Read about our current policies and procedures in the PhD Program in Management Policies and Procedures.

        Even-Year Admission Curriculum Model

          Fall  Spring Summer
        1st Year   BUAL 6600 Predictive Modeling or STAT 7000 MNGT 8400 Quantitative Methods I Start on 2nd Year Qualifying Paper  
        MNGT 8030 Research Methods in Mngt I MNGT 7970 Stats Analysis
        MNGT 8330 Strategy Formulation MNGT 8310 Advance Org Behavior
        2nd Year   PSYC 7270 Experimental Design ERMA 8340 SEM or HDFS 8060/61 Multi-Level Comprehensive Exams  
        MNGT 7970 - Leadership MNGT 7970 - Organizational Behavior
         Elective MNGT 8320 Strategy Implementation
        3rd Year Work on Dissertation Proposal  Dissertation Research
        4th Year Dissertation Research

        Odd-Year Admission Curriculum Model

          Fall Spring Summer
        1st Year

        BUAL 6600 Predictive Modeling or Stat 7000 MNGT 8400 Quantitative Methods I Start on 2nd Year Qualifying Paper

        MNGT 8030 Research Methods in Mngt I MNGT 7970 - Organizational Behavior
        MNGT 7970 - Leadership MNGT 8320 Strategy Implementation
        2nd Year

        PSYC 7270 Experimental Design ERMA 8340 SEM or HDFS 8060/61 Multi-Level Comprehensive Exams

        MNGT 8330 Strategy Formulation MNGT 7970 Stats Analysis
        Elective MNGT 8310 Advanced Org Behavior
        3rd Year Work on Dissertation Proposal Dissertation Research
        4th Year Dissertation Research

        Required Courses: 1 of the following 2 (PSYC/STAT 7000 or BUAL 6600), MNGT 8400, MNGT 8030, 2 of the following 3 (PSYC 7270, ERMA 8340, HDFS 8060/61), MNGT 8330, MNGT 7970 (Stats Analysis Seminar), MNGT 8320, MNGT 7970 (Organizational Behavior)

        Electives: PhD courses in MITI, Psychology, Sociology, Economics, Finance, and other fields as approved by the PhD Coordinator/Department Chair

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        Jack Walker

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