JOIN TOP MINDS IN FINANCE
Texas McCombs doctoral finance students work directly with faculty who have established national reputations, preparing to research and teach at leading institutions globally.
Your Future in Finance
The application deadline for the Finance Doctoral Program is December 15.
***Applications will be accepted until February 15, but cannot guarantee applications submitted/completed after the December 15 deadline will still be considered for admissions.***
ACADEMIC LEADERSHIPThe finance department produces several papers and books during an academic year. Faculty present papers at national meetings of the American Finance Association, European Finance Association, Western Finance Association, the Financial Management Association, and the American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association. Many faculty members serve on the editorial boards of academic journals.
ACADEMIC LIFE AT McCOMBS
AREAS OF SPECIALIZATIONSThe doctoral program provides an opportunity for specialized study in one or more of the following areas: corporate finance, investments, financial intermediaries, international finance, and real estate. The core courses are supplemented with special courses and electives. In addition, students are required to become competent in two minor fields, typically economics, statistics, or mathematics.
THE WORLD NEEDS YOUThe demand for skilled educators is strong, and doctoral graduates in finance from the University of Texas at Austin have enjoyed considerable placement success over the years. If you aspire to a career as a finance educator and researcher, a doctoral degree from the finance program at McCombs will give you a strong foundation for success.
Areas of Specialization
The doctoral program in Finance provides an opportunity for specialized study in one or more of the following areas:
- Corporate Finance
- Financial Intermediaries
- International Finance
- Real Estate
PREPARATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
The Texas McCombs Finance doctoral program assumes that students have taken advanced courses to establish a reasonable mathematical, statistics, and economics background. Adequate computer programming skills are necessary for coursework.
Prospective applicants are required to hold a four-year bachelor's degree (does not require a formal degree in the area of study) or equivalent before starting the program
The primary goal of the Texas McCombs Ph.D. program is to prepare students for exceptional academic careers. Over the last five years, McCombs Finance Ph.D. alumni have excelled at top institutions globally.
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|David Xiaoyu Xu||2022||Southern Methodist University|
|Lee Seltzer||2021||The New York Fed|
|Jangwoo Lee||2021||Chinese University of Hong Kong|
|Gregory Weitz||2020||McGill University|
|Xuewei (Erica) Jiang||2020||University of Southern California|
|Garrett Schaller||2020||Colorado State University|
|Shuo Liu||2019||City University of Hong Kong|
|Amim Shams Moorkani||2019||Ohio State University|
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|Zach Liu||2017||University of Houston|
|Adam Winegar||2017||Norwegian Business School|