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Whitman PhD Experience
Now more than ever, educators must enter the classroom with a strong research orientation and broad-based knowledge of the global economy. For close to 50 years, our PhD program has produced outstanding graduates that have excelled both academically and professionally, moving on to work at some of the top academic institutions. We provide PhD students with specialized skills in management necessary for education within six major fields of study. This includes focused independent study, working closely with our faculty.
As a Whitman doctoral student, you receive the necessary resources to successfully acquire knowledge in your major area, develop skills in cutting-edge methodology, and gain valuable teaching experience. You are funded through graduate assistantships and research support. The inextricable link between teaching and research is the focus of Whitman's doctoral program—our ultimate goal is to shape future business school educators who will go on to influence business leaders for years to come.
We are confident that Whitman's doctoral program will enhance your prospects for success, and we welcome talented students who want to make an impact. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions and, as always, we invite you to visit to see if Whitman is the right fit for you.
Melvin T. Stith, Dean, Martin J. Whitman School of Management
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