The Finance PhD provides a foundation in financial theory and empirical skills, analyzing the concepts of finance, the workings of markets and intermediaries, and financial decision-making.

Degree Type: Doctoral

Degree Program Summary:

The PhD in Business Administration with a focus in Finance prepares students for careers in research and teaching in academic or government research institutions. The program provides a strong foundation in financial and economic theory and the methodological skills needed to execute research projects.

Graduates understand the fundamental concepts of finance, the workings of financial markets and financial intermediaries, and corporate financial decision-making. Faculty members work closely with students and provide a stimulating intellectual environment that fosters collaboration. Graduates are placed at major research and teaching universities in the U.S. and overseas as well as in finance positions in private and public sector organizations.

Prospective applicants can obtain information about the PhD program, including admission requirements, application deadlines and application materials from the program website. More specific information about the PhD in finance, including a sample plan of study, course descriptions and faculty bios, can be found at the department’s PhD page.

Locations Offered:

Athens (Main Campus)

College / School:

Terry College of Business

600 S. Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA 30605



Graduate Coordinator(s):

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