PhD Admission Requirements

Requirement Checklist

  1. A master’s degree with a minimum B+ average in a related discipline. Exceptional candidates with a bachelor’s degree may be considered. Masters degrees in Business (MBA’s) from South Asia may require further academic qualifications for consideration. A degree certificate will be required if the transcript does not indicate graduation or completion from a program.
  2. Proof of English language proficiency.
    Accepted Tests Minimum Score
    IELTS 7.0 overall
    TOEFL 100 iBT
    YELT Band 1
  3. GMAT or GRE
  1. Research Experience
    • Prior research experience is strongly recommended.
  2. Completion of the online application
    • The online application requires: essays (written), an updated resume and 3 recommendations. Copies of transcripts, GMAT or GRE scores may be uploaded to facilitate the initial review process.


The PhD program is offered on a full-time basis only. Full-time studies start in September of each year. All applications must be received by December 13, 2017 for Fall 2018. Supporting documentation for the application will be accepted until December 15, 2017.

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