The learning objectives of the Ph.D. program will allow students to:

  • Develop substantive knowledge in their area of specialization. 
  • Master the analytical and methodological skills required to evaluate and conduct research in their area of specialization and related areas. 
  • Design and conduct original research in their area of specialization.
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate the results of their research in a clear and effective manner. 
  • Demonstrate an ability to work effectively with other people from various ethnic, educational, and work experience backgrounds. 
  • Demonstrate an understanding and concern for the high ethical standards in business research, teaching, and service. 
  • Demonstrate the ability to teach college-level courses in their area of specialization.