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Texas McCombs Ph.D. Program


"Knowledge creation through research is the lifeblood of our school and university."


Join us in research discovery that transforms business.

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Your Academic Career Starts at McCombs

The path ahead is long and challenging. It will likely have unexpected twists and maybe a detour or two. You’re willing to work. You’re ready to dedicate your time and energy to pursuing the highest academic degree offered. Our award-winning faculty are there to mentor and guide you. The next four-to-six years will be exciting, exhausting, demanding, and when you see the next step of your academic career finally come into view – rewarding.

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Who We Are

The McCombs School of Business is one of the country's most distinguished business schools, at a world-class public research university.

We offer five acclaimed Ph.D. programs and more than two dozen specializations that support your interests and goals.


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What We Do

We are uncompromisingly committed to your success. Our renowned faculty, unparalleled resources, and individualized mentoring combine to produce graduates who are highly sought after by the best academic institutions across the globe.


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How We Do It

We give you the freedom to collaborate side-by-side with world-renowned faculty and researchers, across a broad range of knowledge and business disciplines. We cultivate intellectual leaders and will position you as a top scholar ready to become a catalyst of economic, environmental, social, and technological transformation.


Dean Welcomes Ph.D. Prospects

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Watch Interim Dean Lillian Mills' welcome video to prospective Ph.D. students and view the presentation from our recent open house. 

Application Deadlines

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Are You Ready to Change the World?

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Texas McCombs Doctoral Program is seeking individuals who are interested in transforming the global marketplace. Are you one of these future thought leaders?