University of Manitoba - I.H. Asper School of Business

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Program Information

School:University of Manitoba - I.H. Asper School of Business
Faculty:I.H. Asper School of Business
Field of Study:Business Administration and Management, General
Description:The Ph.D. program is central to the mission of the Asper School of Business at the University of Manitoba. Our commitment to the program since its inception in 1990 has remained strong and will continue as we foresee the need for Canadian-trained academics increasing in the future. The AACSB accredited program has already fulfilled the expectations of students and faculty and continues to attract highly qualified individuals who are interested in developing their research and teaching skills. Although small by most standards, the program is able to provide close and continuous contact between students and faculty. Students are mentored, not only in their research program but also in the development of teaching skills. Students successfully completing the program have proven that they have the abilities necessary for competitive job placement in respected universities.
URL:Business (Ph.D.) at University of Manitoba - I.H. Asper School of Business
Areas of Research:Finance, Marketing and Business Administration (Organizational Behaviour,Organizational Theory, Human Resource Management, Strategy)
Thesis Based:Yes
Cost per year:*
National: $4,125
International: $8,400

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    The Ph.D. program is very selective; only highly qualified applicants are admitted. The program design assumes that students have completed an MBA degree or its equivalent. Students without an MBA may be required to take additional master's level courses or to demonstrate equivalent knowledge in the core. It is preferable but not mandatory that students taking an MBA in anticipation of the Ph.D. elect the thesis option where possible.
    Test Scores:
    • Graduate Management Admission Test [min. 600] or Graduate Record Examination
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 80] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
    Application Notes : The GRE will be accepted with a mean percentile score across the three areas similar to the current acceptable percentile level of the GMAT.
    CanTest, CAEL (60) and AEPUCE (65%) are also accepted for English language proficiency requirements. Please see website for complete details.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Statement of Research Interests

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on November 19, 2012