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PhD Programs Overview


TExceptional PhD applicants will nominated for the Eugene McDermott Graduate Fellows Program.

Exceptional PhD applicants will be nominated for the Eugene McDermott Graduate Fellows Program. Read more

The business phd program was ranked in the Top 20 by the Financial Times for Faculty Research

We’re #5 in Intellectual Capital Bloomberg Business 2014 rankings. Read More

Business PhD Honors and Awards

Now accepting Fall 2016 applications

The priority deadline is January 15. Visit our admissions page for more information.

Demand for those earning a high quality PhD from a globally positioned education leader is growing. People capable of competent and original research are needed both by the nation’s leading business schools and by a growing number of corporations.

The mission of the business PhD programs in International Management Studies and Management Science is to deliver the most advanced education in these areas of specialization. Both programs develop strong research and scholarly skills in their students and place graduates in academic, research and industry positions.

The Jindal School of Management was recently ranked #5 worldwide in Intellectual Capital in the Bloomberg Business 2014 rankings, and is ranked #12 Worldwide in the UTD Top 100 Business School Research Rankings. Several JSOM faculty have been recognized for their research excellence by prestigious leading international organizations in their respective areas. These include, among others, The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), the American Association for the Advancement of Science, The Royal Society of Canada, the Production and Operations Management Society, the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, the Independent Institute, the INFORMS Information Systems Society, the INFORMS Society for Marketing Science, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM), and the Academy of International Business. Faculty members serve on the editorial boards of over 55 journals, including The Academy of Management Journal, The Accounting Review, Information Systems Research, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Consumer Research, Management Science, Journal of Marketing, Marketing Science, MIS Quarterly, Operations Research, Organization Science, and Production & Operations Management.

The Naveen Jindal School of Management seeks a number of students for its doctoral programs in Management Science and International Management Studies. Substantial financial support is available for a limited number of highly qualified students.

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Research is strongly embedded in the DNA of The University of Texas at Dallas, and is exemplified by the accomplishments of the faculty research at the Naveen Jindal School of Management. Our PhD programs are an integral part of the school’s mission of enhancing management knowledge in the rapidly changing, technology-driven global economy.

PhD students have the opportunity to work closely with world-renowned faculty and to become top-notch scholars in their areas of specialization. Students are immersed in a learning environment that values critical thinking, while conducting leading edge research that has long-term impact on management practices.

Sumit Sarkar, PhD

Director, PhD Programs