CHARLES A. PIERCE, PhD
Room 202, Fogelman Admin Building
ROBERT WIGGINS, PhD
Master's Program Coordinator
Room 203, Fogelman Admin Building
DAVID G. ALLEN, PhD
PhD Program Coordinator
Room 229, Fogelman Admin Building
I. In the Department of Management, qualified students may work toward the PhD in Business Administration with a concentration
NOTE: Every graduate student must comply with the general requirements of the Graduate
School (see Admissions Regulations, Academic Regulations, and Minimum Degree Requirements) and the program requirements of the degree being pursued.
II. PhD Program
See the beginning of the College section for admission, prerequisite, and program
requirements. Students are expected to be enrolled in the program on a full-time basis
during their course work and one year during their dissertation stage. Doctoral candidates
must register for dissertation credit each academic semester until the dissertation
is completed in order to remain in active status. This commitment is expected to require
three to four years of full-time study. Course work should be completed within two
to three years, depending upon a student’s prior academic background.
In addition to these requirements, PhD students are expected to develop a high level
of skills in both research and teaching. Doctoral students are provided ample opportunity
to develop these skills through class work, seminars, and assistantships.
NOTE: Students taking Business courses will be charged an additional $30 per credit
In addition to the courses below, the department may offer the following Special Topics
MGMT 7940-49-8940-49. Special Topics in Management. (3). Topics vary and are listed in the online course listing.