Ph.D. in Business Administration Students and Graduates

A Day in the Life of a Ph.D. Student


Ph.D. Student Statistics

Applicants who were offered admissions into the Program for Cohort 12 have wide variations in experience, both professional and academic. Applicants often far exceed requirements for admittance into the Program. Below you will find a brief profile of admitted applicants.

Median professional work experience: 17 years
Admitted applicants with teaching experience: 46%
Average teaching experience: 3 years
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.47
Average graduate GPA: 3.70
In State/Out-of-State
Georgia: 38%
Neighboring states to Georgia: 31%
All other states: 31%
Female = 46%
Male = 54%

Ph.D. Students and Graduates Profiles

These student profiles represent the graduated and future KSU Ph.D. in Business Administration.

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Cohort 15

Graduation Reception Academic Year 2022-2023

Graduation Reception Academic Year 2022-2023

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*These profiles represent KSU Doctoral graduates and current students to date.


Congratulations Graduates

123 Graduates as of Summer 2023.

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Graduate Placements

    • Agnes Scott College
    • Appalachian State University
    • Arkansas State University-Main Campus
    • Asbury University
    • Auburn University at Montgomery
    • Augusta University
    • Belmont University
    • Clayton  State University
    • Clemson University
    • Dalton State College
    • East Tennessee State University
    • Eastern Kentucky University
    • Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
    • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach
    • Emory University
    • Florida International University
    • Florida State University
    • Gardner-Webb University
    • Georgia College & State University
    • Georgia Gwinnett College
    • Georgia Southwestern State University
    • Hofstra University
    • Indiana University-Bloomington
    • Indiana University-East
    • Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis
    • Indiana University-South Bend
    • Jacksonville University
    • Kansas State University
    • Kennesaw State University
    • Lehigh University
    • Lipscomb University
    • Loyola University New Orleans
    • Lynn University
    • Marshall University
    • Mercer University
    • Michigan State University
    • Middle Georgia State University
    • Middle Tennessee State University
    • Midwestern State University
    • Murray State College
    • North Carolina A & T State University
    • Oglethorpe University
    • Ohio University-Main Campus
    • Saint Mary's College
    • Salisbury University
    • Sam Houston State University
    • Savannah State University
    • Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
    • South Dakota State University
    • Southeastern Oklahoma State University
    • Stetson University
    • Tennessee Technological University
    • Texas A & M University-Commerce
    • Texas A & M University-Kingsville
    • The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
    • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville
    • The University of Tennessee-Martin
    • The University of West Florida
    • Trinity University
    • Troy University
    • United States Coast Guard Academy
    • University of Alabama at Birmingham
    • University of Georgia
    • University of Nebraska-Lincoln
    • University of North Carolina at Charlotte
    • University of North Carolina at Greensboro
    • University of North Florida
    • University of North Georgia
    • University of Rio Grande
    • University of Scranton
    • University of South Alabama
    • University of South Carolina-Aiken
    • University of West Georgia
    • Utah Valley University
    • Valdosta State University
    • Western Kentucky University
    • Whitworth University
    • Wofford College
    • Xavier University


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