Modern College of Business & Science makes history with 1st Ph.D. Program in Business Administration Nationwide

In a pioneering move that sets the standard for academic excellence, the Modern College of Business and Science (MCBS) proudly announces the establishment of the country’s first Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program in Business Administration. The First Cohort of Students joined in the Fall of 2023.

Dr. Muneer Al Maskari, Executive Chairman, said: “The launch of Oman’s first PhD program in Business Administration is a testament to our commitment to excellence in education and research. This program will be pivotal in advancing business knowledge and preparing future leaders, both in industry and academia. This milestone further solidifies MCBS’s commitment to advancing academic excellence and fostering innovation.”

This groundbreaking program redefines doctoral education in business studies. The Ph.D. in Business Administration at MCBS is poised to shape the future of business research, leadership, and innovation. The program encompasses a rigorous curriculum, cutting-edge research opportunities, and a commitment to fostering the next generation of thought leaders.

Some of the program’s key features include the interdisciplinary approach of the Ph.D. program, which encourages collaboration across business disciplines to address complex challenges. The program offers a comprehensive and innovative curriculum to provide Ph.D. candidates with a strong foundation in business theory, research methodologies, and practical applications.

A distinguished faculty of leading scholars and seasoned practitioners will guide students through their doctoral journey, offering mentorship and expertise. Students engage in research that directly impacts the business world, contributing to advancing knowledge and best practices. With a focus on international business issues, the program equips students to navigate the complexities of an interconnected business landscape.

Dr. Moosa Al Kindi, Dean of MCBS, added: “We are excited to embark on this journey of intellectual discovery with our inaugural cohort. The PhD program will provide a unique platform for students to contribute to the forefront of business scholarship.”

How to Apply:

Prospective candidates interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in Business Administration MCBS can find detailed application information on the official MCBS website:

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