Applications for Fall 2023 are being accepted now through March 1, 2023.

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)

  • Research Design Methods I
  • Statistics
  • Econometrics I
  • Microeconomic Theory
  • Managerial Research Seminar (non-credit)

Two Required Advanced Research Design/Methods Courses

  • Research Design Methods II
  • Econometrics II OR Multivariate Statistical Methods

Six Concentration Courses

  • Seminar in Innovation and New Product Development
  • Seminar in Entrepreneurship research
  • Seminar in Corporate Entrepreneurship
  • Current topics in Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Two 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

Tony Gao, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Marketing, Entrepreneurship & Innovation
Phone: 978-934-5236

Doctoral Students