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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.

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

Terry Mitchell

Why pursue a PhD in Business Administration at the Foster School? Former PhD Program Director Terry Mitchell offers three compelling reasons.

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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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