Overview

The Ph.D. in Business Administration – Accounting is a rigorous program that prepares students for research careers. Our program offers a number of unique features and benefits:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of accounting: Our program provides students with comprehensive knowledge of methods, institutions and concepts in accounting and related functional and research disciplines.
  • Emphasis on research: Students learn research methods so they are qualified to conduct research that is relevant to private or public organizations, to direct research by others and to communicate research findings through teaching and writing.
  • Distinguished faculty: Our accounting faculty includes distinguished instructors and scholars who are extensively published and nationally recognized for their accomplishments. A number of our professors hold leadership positions in professional organizations and serve on editorial boards.
  • Preparation for research careers: Our program prepares students for the varied responsibilities and opportunities of academic careers or for positions requiring similar research and analytical skills.

Program Highlights
Following is a summary of key program details.

Program requirements: Program requirements can be found in Mays’ Ph.D. Handbook, Texas A&M University’s Graduate Handbook, and Texas A&M University’s Graduate Catalog. Students should be aware of the policies and procedures contained in these documents as well as the Ph.D. in Business Administration – Accounting Program Courses and Research Requirements.