PHD in International Business

Frequently Asked Questions

PHD Program Information

What will a Ph.D. in Business Administration enable me to do?
Is there a strong demand for business faculty?
What are the primary requirements of the Ph.D. program?
As a Ph.D. student, who will advise me?
How many hours will I take each semester?
How long will the program take?
Can I work on my Ph.D. part time?
Are Ph.D. students required to teach?
When do I decide the area of concentration I’d like to pursue?

Admissions Information

Do I need a business undergraduate degree or a business background to enter the Ph.D. program?
Do I need a master’s degree to enter the Ph.D. program?
What are my chances of being accepted?
Can I take the GRE instead of the GMAT?
I took the GMAT (or GRE) several years ago. Do I need to re-take it?
Do I need to take the TOEFL?
I took the TOEFL several years ago. Do I need to re-take it?
Where should my letters of recommendation be sent?
What is UTEP’s institutional test code?

Tuition and Financial Assistance

Is financial assistance available?
Is there a separate application for financial assistance?

El Paso

What's it like to live in El Paso?