Management (PhD)

Program Overview

Binghamton University’s School of Management (SOM) doctoral program is a unique, interdisciplinary course of study that emphasizes theory and research methodology to prepare students for careers in academia as well as the public and private sectors.

The program boasts an intimate, collaborative 1:1 student-faculty ratio. Students work closely with faculty and have opportunities to co-author articles for leading academic journals and present research findings at professional conferences.

Students admitted to the doctoral program receive funding, in the combination of a full tuition scholarship and a teaching or research assistantship for a full academic year.

Degrees Offered

  • PhD in Management

Internships, Research Opportunities and More

The PhD program is designed for full-time students. Students are encouraged to take advantage of the non-departmentalized nature of the program and explore disciplines outside the School of Management. Depending on the individual specialization, students may take courses in economics, psychology, mathematics, sociology or other disciplines.

Students work with faculty to tailor their course of study to their specific interests. The dynamic curriculum includes courses in advanced quantitative and qualitative research methods, concentration areas, specialization electives, independent study credits and a pedagogy seminar.

After You Graduate

Ranked among the best business schools in the nation, Binghamton University's School of Management holds a strong reputation that continues to grow. Students are recruited by acclaimed companies in the industry, and doctoral alumni start their post-graduate careers in positions in academic institutions all over the world, including Rutgers University, Korea National Defense University, Ohio Northern University, Temple University, Warwick University (United Kingdom), San Diego State University, Lahore University (Pakistan), University of Illinois - Chicago, and Ithaca College.

Admission Requirements


There are many funding and scholarship opportunities at Binghamton. We encourage prospective students to review available program-specific scholarships and awards, and visit the program's website for additional information. PhD students who are registered and/or certified full-time will receive a scholarship that covers the cost of broad-based fees (this does not include international student fees).

For more information, visit the Management website.