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 OPEN. The deadline to submit a complete application for all programs is December 1, 2016, except Health Policy (Management) which is due December 15, 2016. The application for the 2017-18 application year will be available next September (2016).
PlacementUCL School of Management
Area of StudyTechnology & Operations Management
Home RegionEdison, NJ
EducationAB, Economics & Government, Dartmouth College
PlacementInitial: HBSCurrent: BYU Marriott School
Home RegionSalt Lake City, UT & Los Gatos, CA
EducationBS Accounting & Masters of Accounting, University of Southern California
Area of StudyHealth Policy (Management)
Home RegionObosi, Nigeria & Dix Hills, NY
EducationB.S., Stanford University; M.H.A., Cornell University
PlacementInitial: Stanford Current: HBS
Area of StudyBusiness Economics, PHD 2009
Home RegionSan Francisco, CA
EducationA.B in Economics, Harvard University
The application for admission is now CLOSED for all programs except Health Policy (Management). The deadline to submit a complete Health Policy(Management) application is December 15, 2016 at 5p.m. Eastern Standard Time.