From the Director and Associate Dean of PhD Program

I'm so glad you're considering the PhD Program in Business, offered by the Laney Graduate School and delivered by the Goizueta Business School. Applying to a doctoral program is the first step in committing your life to the discovery and dissemination of new knowledge.

Goizueta is among the top business programs in the country. We have the track record - undergraduate- and masters-level programs that rank in the top 20 nationally, and we have the resources of Emory University, a major world-class research institution.

We seek doctoral students with superior intelligence, a strong work ethic, and a desire to take their place on the faculty of the best business schools in the world. Our doctoral program is highly selective and enables a small and closely-knit environment that promotes interaction between students and faculty.

When reviewing your application, our faculty, among other things, favor candidates with high GMAT scores, rigorous academic preparation, strong letters of recommendation, and a Statement of Purpose that shows intellectual curiosity, enthusiasm, and commitment.

We receive hundreds of applications from well-qualified PhD aspirants. From this large pool of candidates, we choose those that best match our faculty's talents and expectations.

So please apply early to allow us sufficient time to carefully evaluate your application.

Anand Swaminathan, PhD

Associate Dean and Director of PhD Program

Goizueta Chair and Professor of Organization and Management