Ph.D. in Business Administration

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    Ph.D. in Business Administration
    Major in Information Systems
    at Earl G. Graves School of Business
    Admissions 2009

    The Programme

    The Information Science & Systems Department is one of the departments in the Earl G. Graves School of Business & Management at Morgan State University. All programs at all levels in the Graves School are AACSB accredited.
    The School is housed in a state-of-the-art building with ultra modern classrooms that have the latest multimedia presentation facilities. The Department offers courses at the Undergraduate level, Graduate level and the Ph. D. level.

    The Ph.D. in Information Systems program prepares graduates for careers in teaching, research and consulting in various functional areas of business. Graduates of the program are expected to make significant contributions to the advancement of knowledge of business practices through research and consulting and to disseminate such knowledge through their teaching.


    A Masters Degree in Business from an AACSB-accredited college or university with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Students without such backgrounds will be required to take MBA level business courses at an AACSB-accredited institution in order to ensure adequate preparation prior to enrollment in required doctoral courses. Outstanding applicants who only possess a Bachelors degree may be considered for admission, if they possess a GPA of at least 3.5.

    A satisfactory score on the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) taken no more than three years prior to applying.

    For students from non-English speaking countries, a minimum score of 550 on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). The exam must not have been taken more than three years prior to applying. This requirement may be waived for students who have had at least a year of university-level education in English.

    Three completed recommendation forms from people who are qualified to comment on the applicant's academic preparation and potential for success in the Doctoral Program.


    An essay on professional plans and what role the doctorate will play in attaining them.

    Additional International Student Forms


    Admission into the Doctoral Program is in the fall semester only. The deadline for applications is February 1, 2009. All applications must be complete and include all supporting documents and test scores before they can be considered.

    Funding Options

    Graduate Assistantships

    Teaching Assistantships

    Graduate Fellowships

    Federal Student Loans

    Contact the Ph.D. Program Director / Graduate School for other sources

    KPMG Scholarship

    Contact Details

    For any query, contact: -
    Leyland Lucas,
    Ph.D. Program Director,
    Earl G. Graves School of Business & Management,
    Morgan State University,
    McMechen Hall, Room 634,
    1700 East Cold Spring Lane,
    Baltimore MD 21251
    Telephone: (443) 885-3007 / (443) 885-3160

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