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At HBS, it’s never too soon to consider a career in academia—nor too late. The profile of today's doctoral students in business administration reflects a diverse cross section of society—virtually all life stages, professional experiences, nationalities, and economic and ethnic backgrounds are represented. The existing range of schools and programs offers a wealth of possibilities for those interested in finding a program that will closely match their individual needs.

If you possess an intense desire to learn, an insatiable curiosity to ask and pursue questions using rigorous research methods, the motivation and drive to work independently as a scholar, a career as a professor in business academia, starting with our doctoral program, may be for you.  Harvard's doctoral programs in business are designed to train you to become the next generation of faculty at the world's leading business schools and institutions of higher learning.

The application for admission is now CLOSED. The application for the 2016-17 application year will be available in September 2016.

The application for admission is now CLOSED except for the Health Policy Program which is not due until December 15. The deadline to submit a complete application for all other programs was December 1, 2015. The application for the 2016-17 application year will be available next September (2016).