The California State Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE) has approved the offering of the Ph.D. in Business Administration program by Olivet University.
Exceptional graduates from the Bachelor of Arts in Business as well as graduates of the MBA program will be able to apply to the Ph.D. program, preparing them for a career in academia and research positions in business administration.
The Ph.D. in Business Administration at Olivet Business School is intended to be a doctoral program of rigorous study which challenges the students to ponder the most critical issues in business administration and form new insights.
The program is intended to be designed to train students to produce innovative, rigorous, and relevant research and encourage students to become exemplary teachers at top-tier institutions of higher learning.
The Ph.D. candidates at Olivet Business School will investigate a wide range of topics and pursue questions relating to management, markets, finance, and organizations. They will focus on research creating management theory and knowledge that is relevant to business practice.
"The approval of Olivet Business School's Ph.D. program in Business Administration is a testament to our students' hard work and the institution's pursuit of academic excellence. Now our students will have the opportunity to research on some of the greatest intellectual challenges of our time that are emerging in the changing world of business administration, and can equip themselves to serve even more powerfully for the Kingdom of God," said Olivet Business School Dean Jacob Chatterjee.
The school has begun accepting applications for the new program.