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Program at a Glance

College of Business
Dean's Office CBA
$369.65 per credit hour
$1,194.05 per credit hour

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The Finance track in the Business Administration PhD program prepares students for careers in higher education and management within profit and nonprofit industries.

Success in the program is judged by the student's understanding of the issues and methodologies essential to the advancement of knowledge.

The Finance track of the Business Administration PhD program requires 72 credit hours beyond the bachelor's degree. Students must meet prerequisite requirements of 18 credit hours, and then complete 18 credit hours of finance core courses, 6 credit hours of a minor/support area, 12 credit hours of research methods/tools courses, 3 credit hours of electives, and 15 credit hours of dissertation.

Total Credit Hours Required: 72 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor's Degree

Required courses for all students are indicated with an asterisk in the lists below. Specific courses from the foundation body of knowledge category are determined based on a student's background in consultation with the doctoral program coordinator. Required course work prior to beginning study includes successful completion of at least a two-course sequence of 6 credit hours of calculus and previous course work in economics, finance, and statistics. The program requires 27 hours of formal course work, exclusive of independent study, as well as 15 credit hours of dissertation research.

Application Deadlines

April 1
January 15

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