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Areas of Specialization

Information Systems

The PhD program in Information Systems is concerned with both the development of Information Systems and Technology, and the management of information systems to enhance business administration. more »

International Business

The PhD program in International Business helps students to integrate knowledge from a variety of disciplinary and functional areas (for example, economics, organizational studies, political science, sociology, and strategic management) and to apply this knowledge to the study of important issues in businesses operating across international boundaries. more »


The PhD program in Marketing focuses on research excellence, and is designed to meet career needs for research, teaching, and problem solving in academia, and selective career needs in business, government, and other types of organizations. more »

Organizational Behavior

The PhD program in Organizational Behavior is concerned with the social and behavioral aspects of formal organizations, including worker motivation and morale, reward systems, adaptation, failure and founding. more »

Operations Management

The PhD program in Operations Management addresses how an organization can design, improve, execute, and coordinate its numerous business processes for the production and distribution of goods, services, and information. more »

Strategy and Entrepreneurship

The PhD program in Strategic Management explores the fundamentals of organizational intent, the scope of the firm, competitive strategy, technology strategy, competitive advantage, strategy implementation and processes, entrepreneurship, and performance. more »


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