McMaster University - DeGroote School of Business

Business Administration (Ph.D.)

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Program Information

School:McMaster University - DeGroote School of Business
Faculty:DeGroote School of Business
Field of Study:Business Administration and Management, General
Description:The PhD program in Business Administration at DeGroote offers students the opportunity to study and conduct leading-edge research with some of the top researchers in their fields. Students develop the theoretical and methodological expertise required to create original research that makes a significant impact on the business community.
URL:Business Administration (Ph.D.) at McMaster University - DeGroote School of Business
Areas of Research:Finance, Human Resources, Information Systems, Management Science
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*77
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Successful completion of a master’s degree with at least a B+ grade point average (or the equivalent). The field of study pages list some of the degrees that successful applicants have held in the past. If you are in the final stages of a master’s degree you can still be considered. If your application is successful you’ll be granted admission on the condition that you complete your master’s degree before registering in the PhD program.
    Test Scores:
    • Graduate Management Admission Test [min. 600] or Graduate Record Examination
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 250] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 250]
    Application Notes : ◦A comparable GRE (Graduate Records Exam) score is also acceptable with a minimum 80% below required in the quantitative score. Please see our preliminary application form for more information. GMAT and GRE test scores are valid for five years. TOEFL and IELTS scores are valid for two years.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on December 22, 2022