Pursue an academic or professional career in 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:
You will work with finance faculty members who are committed scholars, nationally known for their research achievements. They are actively engaged with their students, often working jointly with them on various research projects. In addition, our faculty:
The Academy of Management Journal ranks our faculty as among the most productive, nationwide, 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. Placements include:
For more information about finance faculty research, visit our faculty profiles. If you wish to speak to a faculty member directly, contact Sahn-Wook Huh, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Finance.
For degree requirements, consult the PhD handbook.