What to Expect
Our curriculum for accountancy doctoral study is not set in stone; you may customize your degree plan to consider your prior academic achievements and practical work experience. Additionally, our expert Weatherhead faculty members ensure you are well versed in accountancy literature and its methods which, in turn, prepares you to make an immediate, lasting impact on the field.
In the PhD in Management - Accountancy program, you’ll take 36 semester hours of coursework over the first two years (equivalent to three 3-hour courses per semester). Then, you’ll register for at least 18 seminar hours of credit while you complete your independent research over the second two years.
In addition to successful course completion, you must complete four written projects, present a paper at an academic conference, and submit a paper to an academic accounting journal before graduation.