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I'm Seeking Doctorate Programs

 DescriptionDuration/FormatDemographicsAdmission RequirementsStart DateContact
Doctor of Business Administration in Finance and MarketingThe Olin DBA is a practitioner’s doctoral degree designed to meet the needs of research professionals who wish to pursue careers in corporations, consulting firms, or government agencies that can benefit from advanced research skills in analyzing business problems.Varies
Individuals with a serious interest in research who wish to pursue an advanced research-oriented finance or marketing career.
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Transcripts of prior undergraduate and graduate work
  • GMAT or GRE score
  • TOEFL score (if English is not your primary language)


Fall semester onlyDoctoral Programs Office
PhD in Business
A PhD program emphasizing economics, quantitative methodology, and mentoring by faculty, preparing students for careers in scholarship and teaching. Areas of study include:
  • Accounting
  • Business Economics
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Operations and Manufacturing Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Strategy
5 years
Students with excellent quantitative skills who seek careers in academic teaching and research.
  • Academic transcripts - undergraduate degree from accredited university
  • GMAT or GRE score
  • TOEFL score (if English is not your primary language)
  • Three letters of recommendation
August(314) 935-6340