The College of Business Administration at KSU offers the highest number of graduate programs in the Arab World. There are seven different majors at the doctorate level and twelve different masters programs, some of which are specialized. This bulletin introduces the programs that are administered by the Council of Graduate Programs in Business (CGPB). These programs are interdisciplinary in nature: Master of Business Administration (MBA), both general track and several specific majors; Master of Business (MBus); Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA); and Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration (Ph.D.).
Today's business world needs leaders who know how to analyze and solve complex management problems. The KSU masters and doctorate degrees in business prepare its graduates to meet that challenge. We have designed our degrees to provide a solid core of business skills that emphasize leadership development, teamwork, strategic thinking, and appreciation of the global environment.
KSU CBA is especially proud of the Ph.D. in Business Program, the first business doctoral program in the Arabian Peninsula. Its rigorous course of study aims to prepare future faculty, researchers, and business leaders for challenging careers. The program offers three majors: finance, management, and marketing.
We hope you will join us at KSU, the top University, the top university in the Arab World, the best Business School in the region, and the most challenging and innovative graduate business programs in the Gulf region.
Prof. Abdulrahman Al-Aali, Ph.D.
Chair, Council of Graduate Programs in Business
Director, PhD. in Business Program
Director, EMBA Program