Doctoral Degrees PhD at the GGFBM
Information for Doctorate/PhD Candidates at the Guilford Glazer Faculty of Business & Management GGFBM
One of the goals of the GGFBM is to imbue knowledge at the PhD level in the management fields. With this in mind, doctorate candidates are required to have previous background in the management sciences. Those who do not have such background will be required to study core courses in standing with the curriculum detailed below.
There is a selection of tracks within the doctoral studies:
Regular Track, Combined Track, Direct Track
Regular Track
A doctorate candidate is permitted to submit registration request to the Regular Track if he/she meets the following requirements:
An average of at least 85
Final project grade of at least 90
Received agreement of a GGFBM Advisor of at least senior lecturer ranking.
A candidate who wishes to clarify additional details may address the Chairperson of the Research Student Committee by email Ms Ricki Gershon or calling her at 972-8-6472250  ext 190.
Combined Track
Masters students in advanced stages of thesis research, as detailed by the regulations of the Kreitman School of Advanced Graduate Studies, may apply for the Combined Track.
Direct Track
Students who completed their Bachelor Degree with honors within three consecutive years may apply for the Direct Track.
This track enables doctoral studies without previous registration in the Masters Degree program.
For your convenience, here is the list of GGFBM faculty researchers available as advisors.
Doctorate Studies Program Courses:
2 methodology courses – non-credit
3 courses minimum in accordance with the advisor – topics for credit.
Research student seminar (part one and part 2) – non-credit
Academic writing in English
Courses for doctorate studies for candidates not holding previous background in management fields:
2 methodology courses – non-credit
Core courses as completion courses according to training orientation – non-credit
For Public Policy and Administration, 2 courses in public administration and in public policy will be required.
For Business Administration, 3 courses out of 4 are required in the following fields: finance, marketing, behavioral sciences, and strategy.
One of the completion courses, in the field of the research concentration, may be included among the total courses earning credits.
For Health Systems Management, courses in Israeli health systems, health systems around the world, health economics (this may be converted with a course in epidemiology if it was not taken as a methodology course) are required.
3 courses minimum in compliance with the advisor  - with credits
Research student seminar (part one and part 2) – non-credit
Academic writing in English
Additional pertinent information:
The Kreitman School of Advanced Graduate Studies website contains the Academic Regulations and registration proceedings, including applications.
This Academic Regulations titled “Regulations for Studies Leading to the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev”, details all the obligations, entitlements and procedures for doctoral degree studies. The information appearing here does not constitute a substitute for the Academic Regulations, so that in the event of any inconsistencies, it is the Academic Regulations that determines.
To see doctoral works carried out at the Guilford Glazer Faculty of Business & Management  you may click here (enter doctoral degree, department 680.)