The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Program Overview

The Ph.D. Program in Business Administration is designed to prepare students of all backgrounds to become productive teachers and researchers at the university level by providing academically rigorous training in business administration. The program seeks to create an intellectual climate that embraces scholarship, diversity, and global awareness. Drawing from its strategic location as a “Gateway to the Americas” and the strength of the University of Texas System, the program trains students to impact the business community through the creation and dissemination of knowledge.


Application deadline has passed for Fall 2017 admission in the areas of Finance and Information Systems. We will begin accepting applications for Fall 2018 admission in Management and Marketing Concentrations starting October 2017.