Doctoral Program Admissions

The entering class begins coursework in August.

 

Application Tips

View Ph.D. application tips. 

Application Deadline

All Students:

  • Review process beings 12/16 for fall semester
  • View UA application packet requirements
  • View Management and Organizations application requirements

GMAT/GRE Dates and Locations:

Educational Testing Center 
P.O. Box 966
Princeton, NJ 08541
609.771.7670
Fax - 609.883.4349
 

UA Institution Code: 4832

Applicants must meet admission requirements of both the Graduate College and the Department of Management and Organizations. Each application is reviewed by the Ph.D. Admissions Committee.

For a complete overview of the Doctor of Philosophy, please see the UA Graduate Catalog .

Minimum Requirements

  • 3.0 GPA (successful applicants typically have 3.5+) with emphasis placed on upper-level undergraduate and prior graduate-level academic performance
  • Bachelor's degree (master's degree not required)
  • Math proficiency (college calculus plus introductory probability and descriptive statistics)
  • GRE or GMAT scores (min 85 percentile on all subtests recommended). *IMPORTANT* new GRE Test Information; please read: http://www.ets.org/gre
  • Foreign applicants: Test for English as a Foreign Language (550 or higher for the paper and 79 or higher for the Internet based)

* See GMAT/GRE testing info at right. Test results cannot be older than five years.

Application Deadlines

  • All Students: The Management and Organizations department Admissions Committee begins reviewing applications on December 16 and makes initial selections within 2-3 weeks.

Application Materials

All students submit different materials to two locations:

  • Graduate Admissions Office
  • Department of Management and Organizations

Note: Application packages differ for domestic and international students. Refer to the checklists below for all application packet details.

Application Tips

Application Packets

Submitted to the UA Graduate Admissions Office

Click here to apply and pay online for UA graduate admissions only.

International Students Domestic Students
  • Online application
  • Application fee payable to The University of Arizona
  • Graduate College Financial Guarantee form with evidence that sufficient funds ($21,588 - subject to change) are available for financing your academic program
  • Online application
  • Application fee payable to The University of Arizona
  • Domicile Affidavit form (for Arizona residents only)

All materials should be submitted ONLINE ONLY. Use the following address for back-up purposes ONLY:


Graduate Admissions Office
The University of Arizona
PO Box 210066
Tucson, AZ 85721-0066

Submitted to the Department of Management and Organizations

International Students Domestic Students
  • Copy of filed application form
  • Statement of Purpose (max. 2 single-spaced pages) including:
        1. career objectives
        2. program expectations
        3. intended disciplinary concentration
        4. faculty members with whom you wish to research
  • Min. 3 letters of recommendation (persons able to verify and assess your professional and/or academic performance and capabilities)
  • Current resume
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work including summer session work (forwarded directly from the educational institutions)
  • Recent GMAT or GRE scores
  • TOEFL scores
  • Copy of filed application form
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work including summer session work (forwarded directly from the educational institutions)
  • Recent GMAT or GRE scores
  • Statement of Purpose (max. 2 single-spaced pages) including:
        1. career objectives
        2. program expectations
        3. intended disciplinary concentration
        4. faculty members with whom you wish to research
  • Min. 3 letters of recommendation (persons able to verify and assess your professional and/or academic performance and capabilities)
  • Current resume

All materials should be submitted ONLINE ONLY. Use the following address for back-up purposes ONLY:


Ph.D. Program
Department of Management & Organizations
405 McClelland Hall
P.O. Box 210108
The University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ 85721-0108