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DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

The Ph.D. program in International Business Administration is a bi-pillar program, where coursework and research in International Business Administration will be combined with coursework and research in one of the following areas: Finance, Management, or Management Information Systems. It is designed to produce scholars who will make significant contributions - through research, teaching and service - to the growing area of International Business and associated fields.

REQUIRED GRADUATE BUSINESS FOUNDATION    21 SCH
ACC 5310 - Financial Statement Analysis  
BA 5310 - Business Research Methods  
BA 5390 - Strategic Management  
ECO 5310 - Managerial Economics  
FIN 5310 - Financial Management  
MGT 5310 - Seminar in Management Concepts  
MKT 5310 - Seminar in Marketing Management  
 
QUANTITATIVE AND RESEARCH METHODS
Required courses:
15 SCH
BA 6310 - Advanced Business Research Methods  
BA 6320 - Research Issues in International Business Administration  
DS 6320 - Multivariate Statistics  
 
Select two courses based on concentration from:
Finance:  
FIN 6335 - Intro to Financial Econometrics  
FIN 6340 - Advanced Financial Econometrics  
Management:
BA 6340 - Covariance-Based Structural Equation Modeling  
BA 6330 - Advanced Regression Models  
Management Information Systems:
BA 6335 - Advanced Qualitative Methods  
BA 6345 - Variance-Based Structural Equation Modeling  
   
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
   18 SCH
ACC 6310 - Doctoral Seminar in International Accounting  
ECO 6310 - Doctoral Seminar in International Economics  
FIN 6310 - Doctoral Seminar in International Finance  
MGT 6310 - Doctoral Seminar in International Management  
MIS 6310 - Doctoral Seminar in Global Systems Management  
MKT 6310 - Doctoral Seminar in International Marketing  
 
FUNCTIONAL AREA CONCENTRATION
Select five courses with the consent of the doctoral advisor and approval of the Ph.D. Program Director 15 SCH
Finance  
FIN 6315 - Seminar in Corporate Finance  
FIN 6320 - Seminar in Financial Markets & Institutions  
FIN 6330 - Seminar in Investments  
Select two coures from:  
FIN 5320 - International Financial Markets & Institutions  
FIN 5330 - International Investments  
FIN 5340 - International Working Capital Markets  
FIN 5370 - Global Bank Management  
FIN 5380 - International Finance  
FIN 5390 - Seminar in International Banking  
 
Management
MGT 6312 - Organizational Behavior  
MGT 6315 - Organizational Theory & Change  
MGT 6325 - Leadership and Comparative Management  
MGT 6330 - Seminar in Strategic Management  
Select one course from:
MGT 6320 - Human Resource Management  
MGT 6335 - Seminar in Industry & Competitive Analysis  
 
Management Information Systems
MIS 6320 - Seminar in Social& Organization Issues in Information Systems  
MIS 6330 - Seminar in Human Computer Interaction  
MIS 6340 - Seminar in Emerging Technologies  
Select two courses from:
MIS 5330 - Advanced Programming  
MIS 5340 - Networks and Distributed Systems  
MIS 5350 - Information Systems Analyis  
MIS 5360 - Management of Information Systems  
MIS 5370 - Database Management and Design  
MIS 5380 - Information Systems Design and Implementation  
MIS 5390 - Project Design and Management  
MIS 5399 - Special Issues in Information Systems  
MKT 5320 - International Marketing
 
MKT 5330 - International Promotion  
 
DISSERTATION RESEARCH* 6 SCH 
BA 6399 - Dissertation Research  

TOTAL 75 SCH

 *Students must remain enrolled by taking a minimum of 3 hours until dissertation is complete.

WAIVER POLICY FOR GRADUATE BUSINESS FOUNDATION COURSES

Students may be waived from the Graduate Business Foundation courses by either:

  1. successfully graduating with a master of business degree from a university in which the business program is accredited by the Association for the Advancement of Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB International), or
  2. providing evidence of successful completion of equivalent course work at an institution recognized or accredited by its country of origin.

Applications for course waivers must be completed prior to enrollment in the doctoral program.

Students requesting a waiver must get approval from the Director of the doctoral program. The Director of the program has the responsibility for ensuring that the student has the appropriate prior course work and knowledge as set forth in this policy before approving the waiver.

 

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