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PhD in Business Administration

The PhD program in Business Administration provides full-time training in teaching and research while allowing you to focus your studies in one of seven areas of concentration. You will engage with motivated students from throughout the United States and 21 other countries, connect with a vibrant business community, and get access to financial support, technology resources, and research opportunities.

The Carlson School Advantage

The Carlson School of Management is transforming what it means to be a world-class business school. We insist on experiencing what we teach. Instead of just connecting with companies, we help them grow. We don't simply master traditional fields of study, we create new knowledge and theory.

Students in the Business Administration PhD degree program receive generous financial support and benefit from distinguished faculty, technology resources, and field-leading research opportunities. The program is designed for students to focus on one of seven concentration areas:

In addition, students receive a solid foundation in the fundamentals of teaching and the opportunity to take advantage of nationally-ranked University of Minnesota programs in computer science, economics, applied economics, sociology, and psychology