Ph.D. Marketing

The Ph.D. in Business Administration – Marketing offers students a rigorous course of work and the chance to conduct cutting-edge research under the guidance of Mays’ faculty, including some of the world’s leading scholars in their respective fields. The program prepares students for successful careers as academics, industry researchers and/or business consultants.

Academic Overview

Our Ph.D. in Business Administration – Marketing program provides rigorous coursework and research activities for an in-depth understanding of two broad areas of research in marketing: Marketing Strategy/ Quantitative Modeling, and Consumer Behavior. It is designed to prepare students for academic careers at top-tier research universities.

Degree Details

Duration: 5 years

Class Type: In-Person

Location: College Station

Financial Aid: Competitive Stipends offered to all admitted students with tuition waivers

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Below is a list of application requirements and information for pre-requisites for each applicant.

  • Completed Online Application in BusinesCAS
  • Completed Essay Questions
  • Transcript
  • Resume
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • GMAT/GRE scores
  • TOEFL or IELTS (International Candidates)


Over the course of the program, candidates will aim to develop an extensive repertoire of research, coursework, and publications. We offer a number of resources to aid students in their work such as the workshop program.