Research in the J. M. Tull School of Accounting focuses on issues of importance to the accounting and business community, such as the impact of accounting information on capital markets and on the behavior of decision-makers within firms.
The PhD in Economics provides in-depth, rigorous training in economic theory and econometrics and prepares students for careers in research, teaching, and consulting in academia, private industry, and government.
The Finance PhD is designed to prepare students for a career of teaching and research or for a career as a financial researcher at a major corporation or research agency. The content of the program consists of a strong foundation in financial and economic theory, and advanced seminars in corporate finance, investments, research methodology, and other topics of interest to the field.
A recent study of Management department productivity placed Georgia among the 15 most productive departments in the country in 2012 (out of approximately 300 doctoral granting universities), and in the top 25 most productive over the past five years.
With a faculty comprised of current and former journal editors, who have been ranked among the most productive in the country, our management program provides PhD candidates the training and collaboration needed to launch an academic career at a top research university.
The PhD in MIS seeks to develops competent scholars who will excel in research and teaching positions at other major universities. We have developed a PhD program that will provide you with significant individual flexibility, while at the same time ensuring that you acquire the necessary conceptual and methodological skills to begin work toward a leadership position in your field.
Our Marketing PhD program is designed to develop a deep understanding of the marketing domain and build strong empirical research skills in econometrics, psychometrics and statistics. By working one-on-one with award-winning faculty who conduct rigorous research and publish in the top academic journals, marketing PhDs are well equipped for research and teaching positions.
The PhD in Real Estate emphasizes intensive training in real estate, economics, econometrics, and finance with the goal of producing research-oriented PhD graduates, while at the same time providing a comprehensive teaching experience.
The Risk Management and Insurance PhD program is designed to develop an understanding of both theoretical and applied aspects of insurance, risk management, and employee benefits.