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Important Note: This is the archived version of the 2012–2014 Graduate Catalog. The information on these pages was archived on August 22, 2012 and will not be updated as requirement and/or program changes are approved.

Admission Requirements Degree Requirements

Mailing Address:
UIC Liautaud Graduate School of Business
110 Douglas Hall, MC 077
705 South Morgan Street,
Chicago, IL 60607

Campus Location: 110 Douglas Hall
Program Code: 20FS0079PHD
Main Phone: (312) 996-4573 or (877) 622-8421 (toll free)
Web Site:
Graduate Program Head/Chair: Mark Shanley
Director of PhD Program: Robert Liden

The doctoral program is designed to produce scholars and practitioners who are well qualified to conduct creative and significant research in business disciplines. Currently three areas of inquiry are available: Business Statistics, Human Resource Management, and Marketing. Students will either select one of these areas or pursue unique interests in a course of study that is custom designed by business school faculty.

Admission Requirements

Admission is competitive. Applications for the Doctoral Studies Program can be found at the following Web site: Please see the application checklist for necessary documents:  All application materials, including transcripts and fees, must be submitted directly to the Liautaud program office, at the address above. Transcripts for all undergraduate and any graduate work must be submitted in a signed, sealed envelope. In addition to the Graduate College minimum requirements, applicants must meet the following program requirements:

Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Requirements

Doctor of Philosophy