Ph.D. in Business Administration

Applying to the Program

Application Process
Applying to the Manning School of Business is done through the UMass Lowell Graduate School. When the Ph.D. applicant has successfully submitted all material, the package is forwarded to the Associate Dean, Ph.D. Program. Upon receipt, the Associate Dean, as well as a team of faculty members will review the applicant’s package. Final recommendations are conducted by the Associate Dean, then provided to the UMasss Lowell Graduate School. All applicants will be notified of the final decision through the Graduate School.  

Application Timing
The Ph.D. Program uses a rolling application process. Applications are only accepted in the fall. Applicants are strongly encouraged to meet with the Associate Dean, as well as attend one of the open houses, where they will be able to meet the faculty.

We are no longer accepting applications for Fall 2013. The next cohort will be accepted in Fall 2015; we are not accepting a cohort for Fall 2014.