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Program Description

The doctoral program in Management offers preparation for academic and industry careers in ten disciplines, in addition to individualized programs and joint degrees with other Rutgers schools:

  • Accounting

  • Accounting Information Systems 

  • Economics 

  • Finance

  • Information Technology

  • International Business

  • Marketing 

  • Operations Research,

  • Organization Management

  • Supply Chain Management


Suresh Govindaraj, Ph.D., Graduate Program Director

1 Washington Park

Rutgers Business School

Phone: 973-353-1017


Website: PhD Management

Additional Information

Since 1978, Rutgers Business School (RBS) has trained leaders in business scholarship through its Ph.D. programs. Our programs allow doctoral students to collaborate with world-class professors who have expertise in a broad range of research areas. These programs are designed for full-time students only and require four to five years of full-time study, with an emphasis on research from the outset.

General Information

Degree Offered: Ph.D.
Part Time Study Available: No 

Degree Credit Requirements

PhD.: 72 credits

Career Opportunities 

During the 25-year history of our program over 2/3 of our graduates have taught in higher education. We have placed graduates in highly ranked business schools, including Case Western and the University of Connecticut, but most of our graduates go to smaller universities, and some move to other areas of the United States. Some international graduates return to their countries to teach.

Application Requirements and Deadlines

To apply to the Management Ph.D. program, please go to the Rutgers Business School online application available at

Application requires all transcripts – GMAT or GRE – TOEFL or IELTS – 3 letters of reference – Resume/CV – Personal statement [300-500 words detailing academic, career, & personal objectives]


If you have questions or need additional assistance, please contact us at 973-353-1119 or .



DEADLINE: Fall – December 15th

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