Our PhD program is rigorous and challenging, yet small and collegial, allowing students forge valuable working relationships that continue throughout their careers.
We pride ourselves on developing scholars who are productive researchers and effective teachers where our students join a close-knit professional and social community. Individual faculty members provide collaborative apprenticeship opportunities and offer mentoring for years to come. Our PhD graduates go on to rewarding and meaningful careers in academia, ranging from teaching colleges to prestigious research-intensive universities, both in the United States and abroad.
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The PhD program in business at the University of Oregon develops scholars who will take their places at leading colleges and universities throughout the world. Explore tuition and financing, find graduate employment opportunities, or learn more about research funding and support.
The doctoral program at the Lundquist College of Business develops scholars who will take their places at leading colleges and universities throughout the world. PhD students concentrate in one of five areas, each of which corresponds to our academic departments.
Through encouraging joint research projects among faculty and students, providing research opportunities through the college's four centers, and offering a learning environment that is challenging yet supportive, students complete the PhD program as productive researchers and effective teachers. In addition, our faculty themselves are productive scholars and enthusiastic mentors, who often develop close apprenticeship relationships with students that continue throughout their careers.
PhD Funding and Support
The Lundquist College of Business offers a number of financial and research support opportunities for PhD students from endowment funds and graduate employment to summer and travel support options and more.
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We are a top business school with a unique mission and vision that draws strength from our links to the Pacific Rim and the distinctive qualities of Oregon culture: innovation, sustainability, active lifestyles, financial stewardship, and respect for individuality and diversity within an increasingly global community. Situated in the heart of the Pacific Northwest, our campuses are immersed in nature and innovation, and surrounded by top industries.
Nathan Warren, PhD ’21
“I am excited to use the skills I learned at the Lundquist College to continue publishing research that people find interesting and important.”
Associate Professor of Management | Inman Research Scholar | Coordinator, Management PhD Program
“I believe that many managers of scientific labs are superbly trained scientists trying to change the world. And yet, many of them have not received formal training in management.”
Over the past ten years, all of our PhD graduates without exception have found employment in academia, ranging from teaching colleges to research-intensive universities, both in the United States and abroad.
- Learn more about career placement through our doctoral program.
- See a list of institutions hiring our PhD graduates
Pursue your PhD among other productive and collegial researchers.
The University of Oregon is a member of the exclusive Association of American Universities (AAU). The Lundquist College of Business and the School of Accounting are both accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).
The Lundquist College of Business is proud to be a participating university in The PhD Project, a network of supporters, sponsors, and universities with a mission to increase workplace diversity by increasing the diversity of business school faculty who encourage, mentor, support, and enhance the preparation of tomorrow’s leaders.