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Outstanding students pursuing excellence should consider the Management (PhD Thesis) program. The degree gives them the opportunity to undertake challenging research under the supervision of highly skilled faculty members, giving students the boost they need to make a significant and lasting contribution to the field of management. The Haskayne School of Business helps students achieve this goal by providing a collaborative, supportive and intellectually stimulating research environment for the discovery and dissemination of knowledge applicable to the business community. The Haskayne funding package is one of the most generous among Canadian business schools.
Core Courses: Topics include Conceptual Framework of the Enterprise and Research Development.
Areas of Study: Students complete a minimum of five courses in their area(s) of study; students may have a major and minor area of study.
Research Methods and Statistics - Stream A: This stream includes courses in econometrics and operations management.
Research Methods and Statistics - Stream B: This stream includes courses in multivariate analysis, research methodology and methods and more.
Candidacy: Students will complete a research proposal and both oral and written candidacy exams.
Thesis: Students will be required to submit and defend an original research thesis.
Consulting, Financial Services, Management, Business Analysis, Marketing and Sales, Teaching, Professor.
A PhD in managment is usually considered a final degree.
Students are required to prepare a thesis and successfully defend in an open oral defense.
Two core courses and ten additional courses
A minimum of 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 point system, over the past two years of full-time study (a minimum of 10 full-course equivalents or 60 units) of the undergraduate degree.
Completion of the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT*) with a recommended minimum score of 650, with high scores on both verbal and quantitative subcomponents. (Many successful applicants have earned scores of 700 and above). As an alternative to a GMAT score, results on the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) will be considered. Overall GRE test score in the 85th percentile is the recommended minimum.
Supervisors must have availability and resources for the area in which the student wishes to study.
An MBA degree or equivalent.
An applicant whose primary language is not English may fulfill the English language proficiency requirement in one of the following ways:
For admission on September 1: