Doctoral Programs at Bloch
The Bloch School is proud to facilitate advanced learning through a Ph.D. in Entrepreneurship and Innovation and an IPh.D. (Interdisciplinary Ph.D.) in Public Affairs and Administration.
This program is delivered by the Department of Global Entrepreneurship and Innovation, one of the few departments of its kind in the world, in conjunction with the Regnier Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, both of which are home to the top nationally and globally ranked programs and faculty in the world.
The program will have theoretical and methodological rigor that is designed to position it among the 10 best entrepreneurship programs in the world. Students will complete two sequences of courses, one dealing with existing research in the areas of entrepreneurship and innovation and a second dealing with research methodologies. Through these courses, students will develop a solid grounding in the entrepreneurship and innovation literatures.
Brian S. Anderson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Global Entrepreneurship
This degree program is part of UMKC’s Interdisciplinary Ph.D. program, which encompasses a wide range of disciplines from throughout the university. The IPh.D. program in Public Affairs and Administration is designed to prepare students for research careers in universities, public and nonprofit agencies, or for other roles in which research training is needed. This degree is designed for those with a strong interest in and ability to successfully engage in research and who exhibit promise as skillful teachers.
The Interdisciplinary Ph.D. program is housed in UMKC’s School of Graduate Studies. Complete information about the IPh.D. program in Public Affairs and Administration can be found in the UMKC catalog.
Arif Ahmed, PhD
Associate Professor of Health Administration