PhD in Business Administration - Concentration in Accounting

Program Objectives
The accounting Ph.D. program prepares graduates for careers in teaching and research in various functional areas of accounting. Graduates of the program are expected to make significant contributions to the advancement of accounting theory and knowledge through research and to disseminate such knowledge through their teaching. Students that graduate from the program should be able to:
• demonstrate advanced knowledge in accounting and related functional areas, as well as explain the role of accounting and related functional areas in managerial and organizational contexts
• demonstrate the development of advanced theoretical, empirical, or pedagogical methods of analyses appropriate for accounting or related functional areas
• demonstrate preparation for teaching responsibilities in higher education
• demonstrate knowledge of the professional requirements for educational and professional advancement in accounting and related functional areas

Research Interest
Most of the Accounting & Finance faculty members do market-based empirical studies.