Ph.D. in Business Administration Marketing


Admission Process

The admission process to the Ph.D. program in the Department of Marketing has two parts: the application process and the review process.

Please visit our requirements page for a comprehensive overview of both parts.

Application Deadlines

  • December 10: Early application deadline. Applications will still be accepted after this date but domestic students may not have access to all available scholarships if they apply after December 10th.
  • April 15 – May 25: Application closing begins as offers of admission are accepted
  • May 26: Final deadline


Please contact our program coordinator, Dr. Alina Sorescu, with questions about the program.


Email Dr. Sorescu


Program Overview

We believe that the best doctoral training pairs empirical and theoretical learning.

Our Ph.D. program has two tracks; Quantitative and Consumer Behavior, each supplemented by rigorous coursework and seminar series.

Current Class Profile


Research and Support

Special interest research centers are valuable sources of research support and faculty expertise to doctoral candidates.

  • Center for Retailing Studies
  • Center for International Business Studies
  • Center for Management of Information Systems
  • Real Estate Center


Career Placement

Our graduates have found employment at highly ranked and accredited universities.

2015 placements: Krista Li (Indiana University, tenure track), Nooshin Warren (University of Arizona, tenure track) and Juno Lim (Illinois State, tenure track).



Our students have won many teaching and research awards at the college, university and national level.


Our Ph.D. community is comprised of a strong network of students, alumni and faculty.



Our faculty are lifetime achievement award winners, journal editors, and award winning publishers. In the Ph.D. program, you will work closely with a well-respected and internationally-acclaimed faculty.


Texas A&M University and the Mays Business School offer a number opportunities to individuals seeking financial aid, including graduate assistantships, fellowships and merit fellowships.

For more information, please contact the Department of Financial Aid


Our students have access one of the strongest collections of data sources in the country, including:

  • CRSP
  • RavenPack
  • Product Launch Analytics
  • Nielsen data at the Kilts Center for Marketing