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Professor Chris Tang, prolific researcher in Management and Operations, with Rob Richmond('15), researcher in foreign currency investment.

Welcome to UCLA Anderson’s Doctoral Program — the first step in pursuing an academic career in management. Our Ph.D. students redefine the business landscape.
Students live in a city of innovation, study within the university’s top-notch research facilities and work alongside UCLA Anderson’s highly celebrated faculty. Here you’ll cultivate deep and lasting relationships with the best researchers and educators of this generation, and gain the skills to solve the complex problems of management.

UCLA Anderson gives you the support you need to embark on a career of groundbreaking research — changing how people see business in the future.
From the Dean of Our Program

"On behalf of our distinguished faculty, thank you for visiting the UCLA Anderson Ph.D. program. If you’re a scholar who is serious about publishing beyond the pale of current business understanding, I encourage you to explore the wealth of opportunities this Ph.D. affords. You will work alongside the most prominent in your field. Your discipline and mental agility will be both tested and honed. You will have the resources and amenities of our world-class research institution at your disposal."

Join us as we evolve business knowledge. Apply to become a leading researcher and one of tomorrow’s distinguished faculty today.

Professor Marvin Lieberman
Senior Associate Dean and Director
Doctoral Program
UCLA Anderson School of Management

World-Class Faculty
A greater than 1:1 faculty-to-student ratio enables this generation’s most brilliant minds to conduct research with today’s preeminent scholars.
What Our Graduates Do
Our Ph.D.s consistently become renowned researchers at the finest business schools around the world. Here are a few of our alumni, representing each of our areas of study.
See a comprehensive list of the institutions where our graduates work
Browse placements by area of study:
Behavioral Decision Making
Decisions, Operations and Technology Management
Global Economics and Management
International Business and Comparative Management
Information Systems Placements
Management and Organizations