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Achieve Your Full Potential.

The Michigan Ross PhD Program empowers you to shape the world of business through your discoveries and insights. Immerse yourself in your academic field of interest and generate impactful research that explores complex business issues. A community of support surrounds your experience.

The application deadline for the ‘24/’25 academic year has passed. 

Applications for the ‘25/’26 academic year will open by September 2024.

Learn about our application process, including which supporting documents are required, and all important dates.

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Meet the Class

Learn from, and be inspired by, a doctoral community of engaged and motivated leaders with diverse backgrounds and perspectives.

Class Profile

Michigan Ross PhD students receive five years of full funding, including tuition waiver, health insurance, and a generous stipend package that combines both fellowship funding and a graduate assistantship. 

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Your Bridge to a PhD

Explore predoctoral work in the Michigan Ross Bridges to Doctoral Fellows Program. The 12-month, full-time certificate provides the necessary competencies and experiences that prepare you for success in doctoral studies.

Bridges Program

Find answers to the questions we commonly receive about applying to the PhD Program.