PhD in Business Administration Accounting


Application Deadlines

  • September 3: Fall application begins
  • December 10: Early application deadline
  • May 26: Final application deadline*


Note, final deadline subject to change based on application rate. If a high volume of applications are received, enrollment will end early.

Application Process

Prospective applicants should complete and submit an electronic application by our program deadline.

Please visit our application process page for a comprehensive description of procedures and requirements.


We are happy to answer any questions you might have regarding our Ph.D. program

Dr. Michael Kinney

Ph.D. Coordinator
Department of Accounting

Phone: (979) 862-2078
Fax: (979) 845-0028

Email Dr. Kinney


Current Student Profiles

Get to know our current class of candidates.





Program Overview

Our doctoral program combines rigorous, thought-provoking coursework with independent and guided research opportunities.

The Ph.D. in Business Administration – Accounting Handbook provides an in-depth program overview and outlines requirements



The Ph.D. in Business Administration – Accounting program is designed to produce scholars capable of publishing in the top journals from the moment they graduate, if not before.


Our intention is to help launch Ph.D. students into successful, rewarding careers. Since 2007, we’ve placed Ph.D. in Business Administration – Accounting Ph.D. students in teaching positions at top universities, including:

  • Northwestern University
  • The Ohio State University
  • Indiana University University of Iowa
  • University of Missouri and more

Developing a Research Portfolio

Over the course of the program, candidates will aim to develop an extensive repertoire of research, coursework, and publications. We offer a number of resources to aid students in their work such as the workshop program.


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Learn From the Best

Our faculty are distinguished instructors and scholars, extensively published and nationally recognized for their accomplishments. Many hold leadership positions in professional organizations and serve on editorial boards.

Finance Your Studies

Financial Assistance is available in the form of scholarships and financial aid to prospective students on a competitive basis.

In addition, there are a limited number of research assistantships and fellowships available to highly qualified students.