The mission of the Ph.D. program in Business Administration is, “to prepare graduate students to become effective university teachers and research scholars or senior researchers who significantly make a difference in Qatar and beyond.” The Ph.D. program will help in providing well-prepared educators, business researchers, and professional contributors to the society who are empowered with the latest knowledge, skills, and tools. The program achieves its objectives through rigorous teaching and research that contribute to the advancement of knowledge and practice. The Ph.D. in Business Administration program is AACSB accredited.
The Ph.D. program aims to serve five disciplines:
The expectations from this program are to train and prepare the Ph.D. candidates, through coursework and research activities, to be effective educators and talented researchers.
Applications are considered for Fall semester admission only. The application deadline is available in Qatar University Application Timeline. For full consideration, all materials must be uploaded through Qatar University website by the specified deadline. All applicants to the Ph.D. degree in Business Administration program who meet the following minimum criteria will be considered for admission to the College of Business and Economics (Qatar University):
These admission criteria are in concordance with Qatar University Policies related to Graduate Studies.
*Remark: Applicants holding a non-Business Master degree (it has to be in a Business Administration related field) must successfully complete the following three foundation courses: a) Introduction to Management (MAGT 501), b) Introduction to Accounting (ACCT 501), and c) Introduction to Finance (FIN 501) with a minimum grade of B in each foundation course.