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Birla Institute of Technology & Science
Chennai, India
Looking to develop more skills in business, Seshadri came to Marshall from India for the world-class faculty and the flexibility of the Marshall cirriculum, which allowed him to take classes that satisfied all his interests. Now an assistant professor at the University of Houston's C.T. Bauer College for Business, he continues to conduct a number of research projects with Marshall's Center for Global Innovation and also analyzes the relation between chatter on online platforms and the financial performance of firms.

Class Profile Snapshot

No. ENROLLED
18
AVERAGE GMAT
740
AVERAGE AGE
28
AVERAGE UNDERGRADUATE GPA
3.46
Who attends the PHD program?
Women 50%
Domestic 50%
% w/Master's Degree 41%
Age Range 22-38
Average GRE Q 790
Average GRE V 650
Average Graduate GPA 3.89

Fields of Study

The Ph.D. program at the Marshall School of Business offers five distinct fields of study that encompass all subjects relevant to the creation of cutting-edge business research. In addition, our curriculum is designed for flexibility, with elective courses in research methodology, statistics, psychology, economics, math, computer science, political science, engineering, communication, and public policy.

Explore the five fields of study: