Management, PhD​​

Meet a Management student​

The Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto is home to Canada's premier management doctoral program, currently ranked 4th in the world by the Financial Times. The Rotman PhD program is a growing, vibrant, and intellectually rich environment for those interested in developing new insights in management. This close-knit community of scholars value and celebrate insightful, breakthrough research. ​

The PhD program offers specialization in seven fields:

Business Economics
Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management
Operations Management
Strategic Management

Degrees Offered


​​​​​Quick Facts

​​ ​​​​1. All applicants must meet the School of Graduate Studies English Language Proficiency requirements​.
2. For more information on admission requirements, ple​ase review the program'​s SGS Calendar entry: ​​​

​​​​​​​Research Stream Program Funding Information​

Base Funding Amount -

Graduate units determine a base funding amount for doctoral research stream programs and the number of years that the student will be eligible. In addition to the Base Funding, all eligible students will receive the cost of academic tuition and fees. More information about Base Funding can be found at .​

Actual Income -

Students often have the opportunity to earn additional income through research stipends, internal and external fellowships, RA employment income and TA-ships. Therefore, the average actual income of students in a program is typically higher than the Base Funding amount in that program. More information about Actual Incomes can be found at .



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Quick Facts

Domestic Students International Students
1. Application deadlines PhD-1-Jan-2016
2.Required tests in addition to English Language Proficiency. See below or visit PhD-GMAT/GRE
3. Minimum GPA PhD-B+
4. Tuition fee PhD-Please visit and refer to Domestic Fees.
PhD-Please visit and refer to International Fees.
5. Direct entry option from bachelor's to PhD PhD-Yes (Minimum GPA: A-)
PhD-Yes (Minimum GPA: A-)
6. Is a supervisor identified before or after admission? PhD-After
7. If a supervisor is identified after admission (as per question above), is admission conditional upon securing a supervisor? PhD-No
8. Is a supervisor assigned by the graduate unit or secured by the applicant? PhD-Graduate Unit
PhD-Graduate Unit
9. Program length (full-time only) PhD-4-6 years
PhD-4-6 years
​​1. All applicants must meet the School of Graduate Studies English Language Proficiency requirements​. 
2. For more information on admission requirements, please review the program’s SGS Calendar entry: