The Ph.D. Program admits students every other year. The next cohort begins in Fall 2025 with an application deadline of March 1, 2025.

Application Requirements

Concentration Overview

The Entrepreneurship concentration will develop scholars who are thought leaders in advancing theory and practice within the discipline of entrepreneurship. Ph.D. students will gain a thorough understanding of the existing research on both the micro and macro levels. In particular, the core emphasis is placed on technological commercialization, new venture strategy, corporate entrepreneurship, and growth at the firm level.

Course Work

Five Required Foundation Courses (Common to all Ph.D. concentrations)

Two Required Advanced Research Design/Methods Courses

Six Concentration Courses

  • ENTR.7430 Seminar in Innovation and New Product Development 
  • ENTR.7410 Seminar in Entrepreneurship research
  • ENTR.7420 Seminar in Corporate Entrepreneurship
  • ENTR.7440 Current topics in Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Two approved Doctoral Level electives
For more information about the Ph.D. program, visit the Ph.D. in Business Administration page.

Learn About the Application Process

Concentration Coordinator

Ann Kronrod, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Marketing, Entrepreneurship & Innovation
Phone: 978-934-5475

Doctoral Students