Enter the research conversation as a LeBow doctoral student
Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business doctoral programs prepare you to become an outstanding scholar and inspiring teacher through rigorous training in research methods, theory and quantitative analysis. Work with award-winning research faculty, who surpass the expected by going beyond knowledge to explore new territory in a supportive collegial, cordial and research-intensive culture. Extend your reach and gain exposure in your field with additional support for attending research conferences.
LeBow offers a STEM-designated PhD in Economics as well as a PhD in Business with specializations in accounting, operations and business analytics, finance, marketing, and organizational behavior and strategy. Drexel LeBow also offers an Executive Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA).
Delivery and Outcomes
PhD degrees are delivered as full-time, on-campus degrees and normally require about five years to complete. Graduates go on to become faculty at highly reputable institutions such as Cornell University, Fordham University, Lehigh University, Oregon State University, Pepperdine, University City London and a number of campuses in California State University.
The Drexel Difference
Research-focused faculty take a hands-on approach to mentoring PhD students and candidates, bringing their world-renowned knowledge as subject-matter experts to bear in preparing students and candidates to become outstanding scholars, researchers and inspiring teachers. When you combine that with assistantships, the rigorous training Drexel University is known for, a wealth of professional development opportunities, committed career and advising teams, a dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion, and an active alumni network of more than 40,000 spread around the world, students stand ready to leverage everything that makes LeBow different to build their own pathway to success.
Campus and Facilities
Our 12-story, 177,500-square-foot home, Gerri C. LeBow Hall, is located at the heart of Drexel’s University City campus — at the intersection of Woodland Walk and Market Street — where it forms a gateway to Drexel and serves as a backdrop to the historic statue of A.J. Drexel.
Drexel’s University City campus is located in Philadelphia’s vibrant technology and research corridor, and is just steps to hotels, museums, world-renowned restaurants, and more you would expect from the city where our nation literally began (not to mention a UNESCO-designated World Heritage City, one of only two in the United States).