PhD - Finance (ACBSP-accredited)
Capella University

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PhD - Finance (ACBSP-accredited)

This online PhD program in Finance features a comprehensive core curriculum that's focused on research, scholarly writing, ethical theory, a global perspective, technology, and a systems-thinking approach. You'll develop high-level research and analytical skills, contribute to the body of finance knowledge, and make a bigger impact within financial systems and institutions. You'll also learn to grow your professional network through meaningful connections with faculty and fellow students, and receive invaluable insight and mentoring from faculty who combine top academic credentials with deep experience as business scholars and practitioners.

With your PhD in Finance from Capella, you'll evaluate financial theory and its application in global business, investment and capital market. You'll also assess diverse types of financial risks that organizations face to develop solutions in a globally competitive environment.

Common jobs with an online PhD in Finance include business researcher, chief executive/financial officer, controller, dean or associate dean of a business program, full-time faculty, director/vice president of business analysis and planning or senior finance manager. Potential workplaces include community college, consulting firm, corporation, government, land-based or online college or university, or nonprofit organization.

Capella University cannot guarantee licensure, endorsement, certification, authorization, other professional credential or salary advancement. State regulations and professional credential standards vary. It is the learner's responsibility to understand and comply with requirements for their states and professional associations. For more information on licensure, see the Licensure section on the School’s website. Enrollment restrictions and/or other restrictions may apply to certain programs. Contact Capella University for more information.

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AccreditationCapella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Capella University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552),
RequirementsDoctoral students must have a master's degree from an institution accredited by a U.S. Department of Education-recognized accrediting agency or an internationally recognized institution.
Education LevelDoctorate
Cost Per CreditTuition varies by school and degree program. To receive detailed information on Capella's tuition rates, request a free University Guide.