Ph.D. in Business Administration
Passion for science and innovative research
The Ph.D. in Business Administration offers our students access to state of the art knowledge that will allow them to develop scientific research competencies in a highly rigorous and prestigious academic environment.
This program is a stimulating and research-based intellectual challenge, where students conduct original research that has an impact on academia and the global business community. EGADE Business School funds research groups to encourage the development of innovative research under certain strategic topics: Entrepreneurship, Business Strategy, International Competitiveness, Leadership and Organizational Behavior, Organizational Economics and Marketing.
Duration: 4.5 years
Languages: Spanish and English
No prior professional experience required
A stimulating intellectual challenge based on the generation of knowledge.
Full-time format allows our students to focus on one of six areas of concentration.
Program accredited by Conacyt as part of the National Quality Postgraduate Program (PNPC), a Mexican organization that recognizes the academic quality of their programs.
Globally recognized faculty: 60% of faculty members form part of Mexico´s National System of Researchers (SNI), which speaks of national reputation in scientific contributions.
Internationalization options with renowned international academic partners.
Powerful global network of strategic contacts through the EXATEC-EGADE Business School Association.
Global passion for science and innovative thinking
The Ph.D. in Business Administration offers students a truly international experience by providing them with the opportunity to study abroad through international elective courses held at one of our partner universities or through a brief research stay.
Our business Ph.D. students may also choose to participate in Small Network Online Courses (SNOCs), a series of online programs offered by partner universities of the Global Network for Advanced Management (GNAM). These courses link students from multiple member schools through an online platform and video conferencing for lectures, discussions and team projects.
Format and Concentration Areas
A knowledge-innovating generation
The Ph.D. in Business Administration is a 4.5-year semestral full-time research program.
This full-time research program seeks to train young researchers offering six areas of concentration that provide students with a common orientation to an academic discipline, as well as the opportunity to develop conceptual, analytical and research skills.
- Business Strategy
- International Competitiveness
- Leadership and Organizational Behavior
- Organizational Economics
Take a step towards an intellectual and stimulating challenge
The Ph.D. in Business Administration prepares young researchers for a research-based intellectual challenge. The program provides students with the methodological and analytical tools required for implementing research and creating knowledge, while developing their competencies in designing, conducting, and assessing quality research projects. The program is about the power of ideas to change the world.
95% Mexican 5% Foreign
The admission committee of this business Ph.D. program seeks talented and high potential applicants and reviews applications on an individual basis, looking at both quantitative and qualitative aspects of an applicant’s professional and academic background, and will assess potential for academic success and future professional growth. Prior professional experience is not required and admission is possible from Bachelor or Master´s studies.
- Admission application form
- Admission test score (PAEP or equivalent)
- Three recommendation letters, academic or professional
- Up-to-date CV (CVU)
- Official documentation
- English language competence score (TOEFL or equivalent)
- Letter indicating reasons for application
- Interview with the Program Director or Faculty member
- Research project proposal
*Admission advisors across all EGADE Business School locations will guide you through all aspects of the admission process for the Ph.D. in Business Administration program.