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Business Ph.D.

The Ph.D. program develops proficient researchers and effective teachers, well-educated in substance and methods of business research and capable of pursuing successful careers in academia or business. The small size of our program makes individualized attention possible. Students have the option of specializing in one of the following seven areas: Accounting, Decision Sciences and Supply Chain Management, Finance, Human Resources, Marketing, Organizational Behavior, and Strategic Management.

The School of Business invests substantial resources in the form of dedicated world-class faculty, state-of-the-art computer hardware/software, various research centers, a behavioral lab, fellowships, scholarships, funding to attend conferences and work on research projects, numerous weekly colloquia, best graduate paper awards, and teaching awards.

I encourage you to consider our doctoral program. Should you have any questions, feel free to contact us. (Please send your inquiries to bschoolphd@ku.edu). For more information about the program, please view the doctoral program profile.

Paul Koch
Ph.D. Program Chair

The school and accounting program are accredited by AACSB International, The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
Our Finance Scholars travel to Wall Street every year
Students in Applied Portfolio Management class manage a fund valued at $1 million
Business students get hands-on experience valuing and analyzing investments
Top 20 undergraduate accounting program —Bloomberg Businessweek
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
5th nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets: Colleges," Military Times
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