Doctor of Philosophy in International Business Administration (Ph.D.-IB)

The Ph.D. program in International Business Administration is a bi-pillar program, where coursework and research in International Business Administration will be combined with coursework and research in one of the following areas: Finance, Management, or Management Information Systems. It is designed to produce scholars who will make significant contributions - through research, teaching and service - to the growing area of International Business and associated fields.

Required Graduate Business Foundation
ACC 5310Financial Statement Analysis3
BA 5310Business Research Methods3
BA 5390Strategic Management3
ECO 5310Managerial Economics3
FIN 5310Financial Management3
MGT 5310Seminar in Management Concepts3
MKT 5310Seminar in Marketing Mgt3
Quantitative and Research Methods
BA 6310Advanced Business Rsrch Meths3
BA 6320Research Iss in Intnl Bus Adm3
DS 6320Multivariate Statistics3
Select two courses based on concentration from the following:6
Finance
Intro to Fin Econometrics
Adv Financial Econometrics
Management
Covariance Based Strc Eq Model
Advanced Regression Models
Management Information Systems
Advanced Qualitative Modeling
Variance-Based Strc Eq Model
International Business Administration
ACC 6310Seminar in Intl. Accounting3
ECO 6310Seminar in Intnl Economics3
FIN 6310Seminar in Intnl Finance3
MGT 6310Seminar in International Mgt3
MIS 6310Seminar in Global Systems Mgt3
MKT 6310Seminar in International Mkt3
Functional Area Concentration
Select five courses with the consent of the doctoral advisor and approval of the Ph.D. Program Director:15
Finance
Seminar in Corporate Finance
Seminar Financial Mkts&Inst
Seminar in Investments
Select two of the following:
Intnl Financial Markets&Inst
International Investments
Intnl Working Capital Mgt
Global Bank Management
International Finance
Sem In International Banking
Management
Organizational Behavior
Organizational Theory&Change
Leadership&Cooperative Mgt
Seminar in Strategic Mgt
Human Resource Management
Seminar in Ind&Comp Analysis
Management Information Systems
Doc Seminar: Soc&Org Iss in IS
Doc Sem: Hum-Comp Interaction
Doc Seminar in Emerging Tech
Select two of the following:
Advanced Programming
Networks&Distributed Systems
Information System Analysis
Management of Info Systems
Database Management & Design
Info Systems Design&Implemen
Project Design & Management
Special Issues in Info Systems
International Marketing
International Promotion
Dissertation Research 16
Dissertation Research
Total Semester Credit Hours75
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Students must remain enrolled by taking a minimum of 3 hours until dissertation is complete.

Waiver Policy for Graduate Business Foundation Courses

Students may be waived from the Graduate Business Foundation courses by either:

  1. successfully graduating with a master of business degree from a university in which the business program is accredited by the Association for the Advancement of Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB International), or
  2. providing evidence of successful completion of equivalent course work at an institution recognized or accredited by its country of origin.

Applications for course waivers must be completed prior to enrollment in the doctoral program.

Students requesting a waiver must get approval from the Director of the doctoral program. The Director of the program has the responsibility for ensuring that the student has the appropriate prior course work and knowledge as set forth in this policy before approving the waiver.