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Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University

Application Dates

Application Dates for Cohort 2018 (August 2018 – July 2021)

We will have two application rounds for Cohort 2018:

  • Early Action Application process completed by September 1, 2017
  • Regular Decision Application process completed by March 1, 2018

Dates and Deadlines for the 2018 Cohort Application Process:

Early Action Regular Decision Description
September 1, 2017 March 1, 2018

Complete the Graduate College and PH.D. in BUSINESS for EXECUTIVES Application

https://www.applyweb.com/oksugrad/

September 8 March 15 Initial Screening, Invitation to Research Workshop
September 18 March 23 Register for Research Workshop
October 20 April 20 Research Workshop (attendance is required)
November 27 May 21 Submit Research Proposal
December 15 June 6 Final Decision on Admission
December 22 June 20 Deadline to Accept Offer
August 2018 August 2018 Welcome & Orientation – Cohort 2018

Application Dates for Cohort 2017 (August 2017 – July 2020)

We will have two application rounds for Cohort 2017:

  • Early Action Application process completed by September 1, 2016
  • Regular Decision Application process completed by March 1, 2017

Dates and Deadlines for the 2017 Cohort Application Process:

Early Action Regular Decision Description
September 1 March 1

Complete the Graduate College and PH.D. in BUSINESS for EXECUTIVES Application

https://www.applyweb.com/oksugrad/

September 9 March 15 Initial Screening, Invitation to Research Workshop
September 19 March 25 Register for Research Workshop
October 7 April 21 Research Workshop
November 14 May 22 Submit Research Proposal
December 5 June 5 Final Decision on Admission
December 21 June 19 Deadline to Accept Offer
August 2017 August 2017 Welcome & Orientation – Cohort 2017

Application Dates for Cohort 2016 (Fall 2016 – Spring 2019)

In order to synchronize the program calendar with the campus doctoral program, the 2016 cohort will start in Fall 2016. We have updated our admission deadline dates for students interested in the Cohort 2016:

  • Regular Decision application process should be completed by March 1, 2016.

Dates and Deadlines for the 2016 Cohort Application Process:

Regular Decision Description
March 1

Complete the Graduate College and PH.D. in BUSINESS for EXECUTIVES Application

https://www.applyweb.com/oksugrad/

March 15 Initial Screening, Invitation to Research Workshop
March 21 Register for Research Workshop
April 15 Research Workshop (Full Day in Tulsa, Oklahoma)
May 16 Submit Research Proposal
May 31 Final Decision on Admission
July 6 Deadline to Accept Offer
August 2016 Welcome and Orientation – Cohort 2016