Simon Business School

Rush Rhees


Program of Study

Renowned for its analytically rigorous curriculum and quantitative focus, the PhD Program at Simon Business School is designed to equip students with the analytical skills to carry out high-quality teaching and research in various fields of management. Our faculty are known for excellence in research, instruction, and innovation. They’ll work with you to build a strong foundation in mathematics, economics, data science, and statistics; dive into your chosen discipline; and prepare you for a career in research and teaching.

Students pursuing our PhD in Business Administration can choose from five fields of excellence:

AccountingFinanceInformation SystemsMarketing, and Operations Management.

Students build a firm foundation in economics, statistics, and their specific fields of study. Deeper specialization in coursework occurs in the second year when the students concentrate on their major field of study (see specific fields for more details).


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