W. P. Carey doctoral programs

The W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University is world-renowned for groundbreaking research and academic excellence. As a PhD or Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) candidate at W. P. Carey, you'll learn from thought leaders in your field, gain the resources of America's largest public university, and join a large and collaborative community of students and alumni.

W. P. Carey PhD programs at a glance

Rethink the nature of business and prepare yourself for a career in research or academia. Here is an overview of doctoral programs offered by the highly ranked departments of the W. P. Carey School of Business. Click on a program to explore admission requirements, placement rates, and differentiators by discipline.

W. P. Carey DBA programs

In addition to our DBA offerings in China, the W. P. Carey School is proud to deliver robust Doctor of Business Administration programs with dynamic career applications to students in the United States. These programs are ideal for working professionals looking to advance while they work.

About the W. P. Carey School

The W. P. Carey of Business at Arizona State University is one of the largest business schools in the United States with more than 20,000 students pursuing undergraduate, master's, and PhD degrees. Solutions for the planet mean developing problem-solvers from around the globe. From our world-renowned faculty representing six continents to thousands of outstanding students who join us every year from around the world, the W. P. Carey School champions inclusive excellence and encourages global thinking.

About W. P. Carey

Highly ranked, highly recruited

The W. P. Carey School of Business delivers excellent quality and great value. It is one of the top business schools in the country, highly ranked for academics, groundbreaking research, and student outcomes.

Numerous W. P. Carey programs and specialties are ranked Top 25 in the country by U.S. News & World Report. And our faculty research is commonly ranked in Top 10 in the world in specific fields of study, and is regularly Top 25 worldwide in the University of Texas at Dallas Business School Research Productivity rankings.

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Faculty research with real-world impact

W. P. Carey doctoral students learn and conduct research alongside faculty experts in management, entrepreneurship, supply chain management, finance, and beyond. Explore recent faculty research to get a sense of the problems we’re solving — and how you can be a part of what’s next.

W. P. Carey in the news

Discover news, research, and insights from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. Visit W. P. Carey News to find the latest real-world findings of our faculty and the biggest headlines about the school and our programs, students, and alumni.

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Your future alumni network

We are pleased to be a school where business is personal, where success is measured by whom we include and how they succeed, and where 120,000+ alumni have started meaningful journeys. Where will you go next? Joining the W. P. Carey community as a business PhD candidate will connect you with thousands of leaders in your area and around the world.