The PhD major in finance provides students with effective and efficient education and training that will enable them to successfully pursue academic or professional careers associated with the financial management of corporations and financial institutions.
Using the economics of uncertainty as applied to financial decisions and a wide range of statistical tools, researchers in finance study three basic areas:
“Highly regarded by our peers, the PhD major in finance is distinguished by its emphasis on relevance and academic rigor. We provide our PhD students with in-depth and individualized training to prepare them to become productive scholars and excellent teachers.”
Kee Chung, Professor
M&T Chair in Banking and Finance
Department of Finance and Managerial Economics
Our finance faculty members are committed scholars who are nationally known for their research achievements. They are actively engaged with their students, often working jointly with students on various research projects. In addition:
The Academy of Management Journal ranks our faculty as among the most productive nation-wide in the creation of real-world research. Faculty research interests in finance include:
Our finance graduates accept positions at major universities throughout the U.S. and the world, as well as at leading consulting and research firms. Our placements include:
For more information about the particular research efforts of our finance faculty, visit our Faculty Web pages. If you wish to speak to a faculty member directly, you may do so by contacting Cristian Tiu, PhD.
For degree requirements please consult the latest PhD handbook by following the Handbook link in the left nagivation frame.