A. Gary Anderson
Graduate School of Management

PhD program

Ph.D. Program in Business Administration

Ph.D. Program in Business Administration

The UCR School of Business Fall 2023 Ph.D. admission cycle is now closed. Updates for the Fall 2024 entry term will be posted here in September 2023. 

The Ph.D. program combines UCR's tradition as a major research university with the expertise at the School of Business in leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship. The UCR School of Business is located in a living laboratory -- one of the fastest growing regions in California at the nexus of international trade and commerce, the perfect environment to research and explore business in today's complex marketplace. The Ph.D. program trains graduate students in the design and execution of original research in its areas of concentration. 

Ph.D. Areas of Concentration


Strategic Management and Organization




Financial Aid

UCR offers a variety of multi-year fellowship packages for incoming students that may include stipends, full or partial payment of tuition and fees, and appointments as a Teaching Assistant (TA) or Graduate Student Researcher (GSR). Ph.D. applicants must complete the Supplemental Fellowship Form as an attachment to the UCR Graduate Application for Admission. This form will be reviewed as part of your submitted graduate application.