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Gerri C. LeBow Hall
PhD in
Business Administration

Prepare for a tenure track position in academia or be the expert the C-suite turns to for deep expertise and problem solving. Drexel LeBow’s PhD in Business program engages passionate students to become inspiring teachers and outstanding scholars.

PhD in Business Specializations

Our PhD in Business with a specialization in finance motivates individuals to develop critical research, teaching and publishing skills.

The PhD in Business with a specialization in finance prepares students to understand the theoretical foundations and literature and utilize software.

The PhD in Business with a specialization in marketing addresses both micro & marco perspectives, however, the primary emphasis is from the micro point of view.

The PhD in Business with a specialization in operations and business analytics prepares grads for research careers in statistics, business analytics and more.

The PhD in Business with specializations in organizational behavior or strategy focuses on behavioral and strategic issues facing tech organizations.

Work With Faculty Experts

Beginning the first year, PhD students spend time as research assistants under the supervision of a faculty member. Faculty provide rigorous training on how to conduct high-quality independent research and become an effective teacher.

The PhD faculty at Drexel LeBow are bold thinkers and experts in a wide array of research areas impacting business and society. They take pride in working closely with our PhD students, developing and refining the skills necessary for conducting and publishing academic research and achieving strong placements in their field. In fact, PhD students are encouraged to co-author research papers with faculty members, other students and alumni. As a result, our PhD students frequently produce quality academic publications and build their research portfolio before graduating from the program.

Faculty members publish in top academic journals, for example:

  • The Accounting Review
  • Journal of Accounting & Public Policy
  • The Journal of Finance
  • The Journal of Financial Economics
  • The Review of Financial Studies
  • Sloane Management Review
  • The Journal of Marketing
  • International Marketing Review
  • Management Science
  • Operations Research
  • Academy of Management Journal
  • Journal of Applied Psychology
  • Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies

Explore research at Drexel LeBow