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PhD program

The PhD Program in Business Administration is a research-based program designed to train scholars who will be knowledgeable about new developments on the frontiers of their discipline, capable of contributing to the advancement of knowledge relevant to business education and practice, and skillful in conveying this information to students and practitioners. The program was created primarily for students interested in academic careers, although this training is also useful for individuals seeking research positions in business and government, as well as in consulting firms.

Preparing to pursue a PhD in Business? PhD Program Director Crystal Farh offers compelling reasons to consider the Foster School, and some advice to help you stand out as an applicant.

UW Foster School of Business Virtual Open House – Find out if a PhD in Business is right for you!

November 5, 2021

The Foster School of Business PhD program at the University of Washington will be hosting a virtual information session and faculty/ student panel on November 5th, 3 PM – 5 PM. This virtual event will be for undergraduates and graduate students interested in pursuing a doctoral degree in business (areas of interest include, but are not limited to: Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Information Systems, Operations Management, Organizational Behavior and Strategy.)

This will be a great opportunity to find out if a PhD in Business Administration is the right path for you and to meet Admissions Directors, current PhD students and faculty!

The open house will have:

20-minute school and program overview given by Program Director Crystal Farh;
30-minute PhD student panel discussing why they chose to pursue the business PhD and their experiences at Foster School of Business;
30-minute breakout sessions hosted by the faculty PhD coordinators from each area;
and then a return to the virtual “big room” for general Q&A of the application process
if you would like to attend this virtual open house event, then please register here: http://washington.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3W4nn9qAWtov0YC

We look forward to seeing you soon.

For more information or questions about our event please contact us at [email protected]
Learn more about opportunities available in the Foster School’s PhD program in our interactive brochure.


Learn more about opportunities available in the Foster School’s PhD program in our interactive brochure.

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Ed deHaan

Ed deHaan (PhD 2013), rejoined the UW Foster School Department of Accounting as an assistant professor after three standout years of teaching and research at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.

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