The doctorate program represents the highest level of achievement in any academic discipline. The doctor of Philosophy in Maritime Management of the Asian Institute of Maritime Studies is the highest level of achievement in the field of maritime administration and management. The program is vertically aligned to the Master in Maritime Administration program being offered by the AIMS-Graduate School with various specializations.
The doctorate program specifically covers four areas of specializations. These are: Maritime Education, and Training Management; Shipping Management; Logistics and Supply Chain Management; and Ship Safety and Security Management.