Founded in 1952, the Department of Business Administration at National Cheng Chi University was the first academic unit of its kind in Taiwan and offered its graduate program in 1976 for students who elect to pursue a doctoral degree. The department has trained more than 240 experts in teaching and academic research for schools of higher education at home and abroad.
The doctorate program of the department is in a sound international academic environment where English is the medium of teaching in some courses. From time to time, the department invites outstanding scholars from overseas for experience sharing, organizes visits and exchanges with universities in foreign countries, offers incentives for publication of academic works, encourages the participation in academic conferences at home and abroad, or joint program between the college and doctoral students of other prestigious universities in other countries in order to broaden the horizon of the students and improve their capacity in international study.
The doctoral program offers five areas of specialization in study, namely, strategic management, marketing management, international business management, operation research and supply chain management, and organizational management and human resources management. At the time of admission, students need to select a specialization. Students have 7 years (max.) to complete their doctoral program. All students have to complete Required Courses and Specialization Required Courses, the eligibility assessment, paper publications, and the doctoral dissertation.
Credits required for graduation
24 credits (4 credits from Required Courses and 18~21 credits from completion of the Specializations Required Courses)
Duration of study
4 to 7 years (max.)
Completion of 24 course credits
Passing the eligibility assessment
Completion of doctoral dissertation
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Study Plan in Chinese or English
English Proficiency Test Score (TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS, KET/PET/FCE English Exams)
All application materials must be properly bound into 4 copies and in consecutive order
Applicants who are qualified will be informed of the date and the place of the Interview/ Oral Test (Please ensure to provide your most updated contact information)
Non-Degree Students: will not be required to take the Interview / Oral Test.