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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 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