Business (PHD) - Management

The mission of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business is to foster intellectual curiosity, business insight, and effective leadership. The faculty and staff are dedicated to educating the next generation of ethical global business leaders. As a charter member of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the College of Business maintains accreditation and offers both master's and doctoral programs.

The College of Business retains close ties with professional and business leaders who are involved in the classrooms and student organizations. Companies visit the college regularly to meet with faculty, attend job fairs, and forge closer ties with the students.

Housed within the College of Business are centers and programs that receive national acclaim. Several of these include the Bureau of Business Research; the Nebraska Council on Economic Education and the National Center for Research in Economic Education; Gallup Leadership Institute; the Nebraska Center for Entrepreneurship; and Pan-Pacific Business Association.

See Business for more information.

Application Deadlines

Application for Fall 2020 admission is closed. The Department of Management is accepting applications for Fall of 2021. The deadline to apply for Fall 2021 admission is January 1, 2021.

Admission Requirements

  • Entrance exam(s): GMAT or GRE.
  • Minimum English proficiency: Internet TOEFL 100, IELTS 7, Duolingo: 120
  • Three recommendation letters
  • Professional Resume
  • Personal Statement



Graduate Chair

Varkey Titus Jr

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