Develop high-level research and analytical skills, contribute to the body of finance knowledge, and make a bigger impact within financial systems and institutions. Gain the advanced knowledge and perspective to educate the next generation of finance professionals, lead organizations, and provide strategic finance advice. Receive invaluable insight and mentoring from faculty who combine top academic credentials with deep experience as business scholars and practitioners. Expand your opportunities for collaboration, enrich your learning experience, and grow your professional network through meaningful connections with faculty and fellow students—in your courses and at face-to-face residencies. And develop mastery of research concepts through specialized courses and intensive, in-person learning experiences that enhance your ability and confidence as a scholar or business professional. This PhD specialization features a comprehensive core curriculum that’s focused on research, scholarly writing, ethical theory, a global perspective, technology, and a systems-thinking approach. It also includes course work that explores current and emerging theory in financial systems and institutions management, the economic foundation of financial systems and institutions, financial reporting, investments and portfolio management, and derivatives and commodities. People who choose this specialization are often pursuing teaching, leadership, or consulting roles in the area of finance.
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