Top universities offering PhD/MBA joint degree program:

University of Delaware
- The Department of Biological Sciences and The Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics has developed a joint Ph.D. in Biological Sciences/MBA degree. This program combines the required courses for the Ph.D. in Biological Sciences with the additional required courses of the Master in Business Administration program.
- The Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics is accredited by AACSB International. The University of Delaware is rated a “best value” university and earns high praise in Kaplan’s “The Unofficial, Unbiased Insider’s Guide to the 320 Most Interesting Colleges”.

University of Virginia
- The MBA/PhD dual degree is a five-year program, and interested candidates should apply directly to the MBA Office of Admissions. This program allows candidates to attend the entire First Year of Darden’s MBA Program and then go directly into doctoral work.
- The Darden School of Business moved up five places in the ranking of U.S. business schools to 11th in the Bloomberg Businessweek special report “The Best Business Schools 2010”.

Vanderbilt University
- It offers two joint MBA/PhD programs: one with the Medical School (MBA/PhD Medicine), the other with the School of Engineering (MBA/PhD Engineering). The Medical School joint degree includes programs administered through the Office of Biomedical Research Education and Training (BRET) within the School of Medicine.
- Vanderbilt University is ranked 134th in the world (QS World University Rankings 2010).

Wake Forest University
- The PhD/MBA degree program is a joint program of the Schools of Business and the Wake Forest Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.
- Wake Forest is consistently ranked among the world's top business schools. It is ranked in the Top 50 nationally among Full-time MBA programs and 21st for “placement three-months after graduation” (Financial Times 2010).

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World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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