Marketing Doctoral Program
We are committed to recruiting students from diverse backgrounds and areas of expertise who share our department's vision for success. All applicants must meet USF Graduate School admission criteria. Students with private and public sector experience in management, research, and marketing are especially encouraged to apply, as are students and alumni of USF MBA programs, USF sister institutions abroad, and non-PhD granting colleges and universities.
USF's doctoral education program emphasizes:
- Broad Theory Building Skills
Seminars are offered in topical areas such as marketing theory and history, strategic marketing, buyer behavior, logistics, and others.
- Diverse Methodological Skills
Seminars offered include research design, quantitative methods, qualitative methods, and specialized statistical techniques.
- Faculty Mentorship
We offer a faculty mentorship program designed to provide guidance to each student in all phases of the PhD program.
- Managerial Orientation
We promote and facilitate research partnerships with businesses and other enterprises that result in doctoral dissertation research.