PhD in Business Administration

PhD in Business Administration - Admission Requirements

Applicants for the PhD (Doctor of Philosophy)Degree at the Faculty of Business Administration must hold a master’s degree from the Faculty of Business Administration at Beirut Arab University or any other recognized university that qualifies him / her to pursue their PhD with a minimum CGPA of “2.33” for credit-hour system students and “Good” for academic year system students in the courses of the master’s degree. Postgraduate students should pass the TOEFL exam with a minimum average of 500, or IELTS with a minimum score of “6.5”, or its equivalent in other languages before registering for the thesis.

Career Opportunities

Management graduates may be employed by large private or public organizations, profit or non-profit organizations, governmental or local authorities, consultation firms and much more.

Some career options include:
Administrative Assistant
Assistant Manager
Production Control Manager
Technical Consultant
Office Manager
Development Officer
Human Resources Specialist
Information Services Supervisor
Branch Manager
Information Systems Manager
Customer Service Manager
Market Research Analyst


The PhD in Business Administration (48 Crs.) curriculum consists of the following: 

I. Core Courses (12 Crs.)
II. Elective Courses (12 Crs.)
III. Thesis (24 Crs.)

See the suggested Study Plan for PhD in Business Administration (Download as PDF)