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2 PhD Programs in Business Studies Business Management International Business Management 2024



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PhD Programs in Business Studies Business Management International Business Management

A Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is the most popular doctorate obtained focusing on advanced research in a specialized field of study. Students usually complete a dissertation before being referred to as “doctor.”

What is a PhD in International Business Management? Program participants take coursework on group dynamics, economics, quantitative research methods and management. Students will learn about international business and strategies in management, along with teaching and research methods. Typical specializations include information systems, finance, marketing, accounting and management. Graduates often have the opportunity to network within the field and even study abroad for a truly international perspective. Average time spent in the program is three to four years, though, self-paced or part-time programs can take up to seven years.

Management skills learned in the classroom often adapt well in the private sector, government employment and international organizations. Economic and research skills benefit students interested in managing personal finance, including their own, and assisting in high-end decision-making.

With the option of full-time, part-time and self-paced programs, potential students need to research the program to ascertain the associated costs and length of time spent in the classroom. It’s also good to ask about types of financial aid.

Most PhD programs prepare scholars to teach in a postsecondary classroom or conduct research. Some students have moved beyond the classroom to work in the corporate sector as chief executive officers, business development managers, economic researchers, and senior risk management consultants. Understanding the ins and outs of international business can open the door to working with international organizations like the United Nations and International Monetary Fund. The growth of university professors is expected to continue rising through 2024, for those interested in an academic career.

PhD programs are offered on-campus, online or even self-paced, depending upon the program. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.