The program provides a foundation in financial and economic theory and needed empirical skills, analyzing the fundamental concepts of finance, the workings of financial markets and financial intermediaries, and financial decision-making.

The PhD program in business administration with emphasis in banking and finance is designed to prepare students for a career of teaching and research at a major university or for a career as a financial researcher at a major corporation or research agency. The content of the program consists of a strong foundation in financial and economic theory, and advanced seminars in corporate finance, investments, research methodology, and other topics of interest to the field.

The PhD program in banking and finance is designed to prepare students for a career of teaching and research at a major university or for a career as a financial researcher at a major corporation or research agency. The content of the program consists of a strong foundation in financial and economic theory, and advanced seminars in corporate finance, investments, research methodology, and other topics of interest to the field.

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

Degree Awarded: PhD

School/College: Terry College of Business

Brooks Hall
Athens, GA 30602-3835

706-542-8100

Academic Department: Finance

461 Brooks Hall

Athens, GA 30602-6253

Graduate Coordinator: Ugur Lel

706-542-4450

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