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Drive New Knowledge
in Business and Society

Doctoral program starting in September

Celebrating 45 Years of Impact

PhD in Management

An individually tailored program that helps you develop the skills of an impactful researcher, teacher, colleague and mentor to build a successful academic career.

“I met so many interesting people during my time at Smith, from invited speakers and professors to job market candidates and students. The program is rigorous, but it’s important to enjoy the journey.”

Line Drapeau, PhD Candidate
Specialization: Finance

Key Features



Develop your analytic and research skills in one of nine areas of specialization. Choose from Organizational Behaviour, International Business, Analytics, Management Information Systems, Strategy, Marketing, Business Economics, Finance or Accounting.

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Learning Environment

Smith School of Business at Queen’s University is one of the world's premier business schools. Goodes Hall combines the charm of an exquisitely restored 45,000-square-foot 120-year-old Victorian Schoolhouse with 143,000 square feet of bold new design, structure and modern technology.

The Smith experience  

Vibrant Community

Queen’s University is located in the heart of Kingston, Ont., a city rich in history and culture, featuring a vibrant food, arts and events scene. Located along the shores of Lake Ontario, the Limestone City offers the best of both worlds – a dynamic, small city that’s close to Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, and major U.S. centres.

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Research Excellence

A member of the U15, Queen’s ranks highly in terms of research funding and intensity. At Smith, our faculty is made up of outstanding teachers and distinguished researchers. They collaborate with scholars worldwide, publish in leading journals, and contribute to advances in business and society through exceptional research.

Research at Smith  

Queen's School of Graduate Studies

Smith’s PhD program is part of the School of Graduate Studies, which oversees the admissions process and provides support services for the more than 125 graduate programs and 4,200 graduate students at Queen’s University.

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