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Schulich PhD in Administration Specializing in Sustainability

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    The Schulich School of Business is pleased to announce and invite you to join our graduate student community with Schulich's new PhD Program in Administration specializing in Sustainability. Application deadline is December 1, 2022 for the September 2023 cohort.

    Schulich PhD in Administration Specializing in Sustainability
    Schulich's new PhD in Administration specializing in Sustainability is research-oriented and at the cutting edge of topics relating to responsible and sustainable business. Students will develop the theoretical and methodological skills to conduct leading edge research at the intersection of sustainable business and society and have the opportunity to pursue research on such topics as corporate social responsibility, environmental accounting/standards, social change/innovation, stakeholder ethics, and sustainable real estate.

    Degree Structure
    Course work Course work requirements include three required SUST Courses, six required DCAD Courses and four elective courses chosen from SUST courses and other Schulich and York courses.
    Comprehensive Exam This examination, written between the fifth term of the program, is designed for students to demonstrate their knowledge of the sustainability field, bodies of theory that are relevant to their specific research interests, and research methodologies.
    Dissertation At the core of the PhD program is the dissertation, where students will develop independent research under the supervision of one of the Sustainability area faculty members. Students will first focus on developing, submitting and defending their dissertation proposal, which outlines their topic and research plan, before their chosen Supervisory Committee. Proceeding the formal submission of the dissertation, an oral examination is held.

    Admission Requirements
    1. A master's degree with a minimum B+ average in a related discipline 2. Proof of English language proficiency 3. GMAT or GRE 4. Research Experience 5. Completion of the online application
    How to Apply
    1. Create your profile The application process starts by creating a profile in our online system. You can apply to one (1) program only.
    2. Upload your materials Fill out and upload all of your personal details and documents. These include your personal profile, written essays, video essays, resume, transcripts and recommendations. Once you have been admitted, remember to contact your university and have your official transcripts mailed to:
    Graduate Recruitment & Admissions, Room W263 Seymour Schulich Building Schulich School of Business – York University 111 Ian Macdonald Blvd Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3
    3. Pay and submit Once these components have been completed and you are ready to submit, you will be prompted to pay the application fee (CAD $150) via credit card.
    If you are a graduate of Schulich, the application fee can be waived prior to submission (not applicable to the PhD program).
    If you pay the application fee, unfortunately we cannot issue a refund. Please note the application fee is non-refundable.

    Sustainability at Schulich
    The Schulich School of Business has been a globally recognized leader in sustainability for more than three decades. Such depth of expertise has recently led to the establishment of 'Sustainability' as a formal area group within the school, and consists of a faculty cohort that is considered amongst the world's best in their field including:
    Charles H. Cho Avis Devine Burkard Eberlein Geoffrey M. Kistruck Dirk Matten Robert Phillips Mike Valente Maxim Voronov

    More Information
    For additional information please visit the PhD Program page. Admissions information and/or questions about the application process, contact the Schulich PhD Admissions team through our Graduate Enquiry Form or contact: admissions@schulich.yorku.ca. Financial Aid is available for PhD Students.
    Deadline to Apply Fall 2023 Application deadline: December 1, 2022

    Maxim Voronov, Ph.D.
    Professor, Organization Studies and Sustainability
    Schulich School of Business, York University
    Room N 331 | 4700 Keele Street
    Toronto, Ontario
    Canada M3J 1P3
    Email: mvoronov@schulich.yorku.ca | http://maximvoronov.net