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 (Academic Test)  7.5 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.

Applications for September 2020 (Fall) are now open.

Deadline to submit the program application is Wednesday, December 11, 2019. Supporting documents may be submitted up until December 27, 2019.

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