Marketing PhD Program

Marketing PhD Program

The PhD in Management with a Major in Marketing program is interdisciplinary in nature and draws heavily from the fields of psychology, economics, management, sociology and other behavioral sciences.

Program Expectations

As a student in the PhD in Marketing program, you will be expected to:

  • Acquire and demonstrate a working knowledge of core literature in marketing and the core-disciplines
  • Acquire and demonstrate an intellectual mastery of specialized sub-topics within these areas
  • Acquire and demonstrate a working knowledge of current developments in these areas
  • Acquire and demonstrate a solid foundation in the creation of theory, research design and methodology
  • Exhibit competency and preparedness for the dissertation and, more generally, for conducting original, significant research
  • Develop strong teaching skills

Additional Program Information

  • Doctoral Program Policies
    The student has the primary responsibility for satisfying all requirements for the degree sought as per the Graduate Catalog, the policies of the Eller College of Management and the Marketing Department. Supervisory committees will be formed to oversee all phases of the doctoral students program.
  • Marketing Courses
    The marketing faculty have developed a program that involves two types of activities: advanced-level seminars and coursework through the Department of Marketing and other UA departments and independent study and supervised research with individual faculty members
  • Socio-cultural Consumption Reading Group
    The socio-cultural consumption reading group meets to discuss contemporary research in the areas of consumer behavior and marketing strategy.

Start Your Journey to the Top of Your Field

Small class sizes. A great faculty-to-doctoral-student ratio. Incredible research resources. A stellar track record. And you.

Contact us with any questions, or if you're ready to apply to the Eller Doctoral Program in Marketing, apply below. We look forward to making breakthroughs together.

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