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 November 30 of the prior year of intended study for admission consideration.

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