Welcome from the Director

Amna KirmaniWelcome to the Ph.D. Program website at the Robert H. Smith School of Business. You will see that our programs are research intensive and our students and faculty work on joint research projects throughout our students time in the program.

The purpose of this website is to provide a convenient summary of the requirements of the Ph.D. Program. The website should help you in obtaining the general information about our admissions process and our eight fields of study. In viewing the offered programs, note that the various areas of concentration have differences in their respective requirements. If you have any questions about some aspect(s) of the program, do not hesitate to contact our PhD Program Office or 301-405-2214.


Dr. Amna Kirmani
Ph.D. Program Director
Professor of Marketing