The Ph.D. Experience
We are fascinated by what we don’t know and have the drive and humility to pursue knowledge actively and collaboratively. This pursuit of knowledge for the betterment of business, along with sharing it with others, is one of the most rewarding professions. We’re excited to support you.
Our Ph.D. program is committed to building a community of partnership among students like you, faculty, industry professionals and colleagues from other research institutions.
The Whitman School offers the following fields of study to our Ph.D. candidates. Explore your options below:
Admission and Application Requirements
You are encouraged to contact our faculty in your area of interest before and after you apply in order to better identify specialization areas of interest, as well as faculty researchers with whom you are likely to work.
Application details and requirements
Funding Your Doctoral Degree
Students receiving funding from Whitman can expect a generous annual financial support package.
Learn about the financial benefits of earning your Ph.D. degree at Whitman.
Ph.D. Student Profiles and News
I learned that real estate is essential for capital markets, making it an important area of the finance industry. Real estate properties not only represent a significant store of wealth for many investors but also directly link to the collateral value of mortgage loans...Read Profile about Max Liang
Finance (Emphasis in Real Estate)
Every year there are a couple of months where you have smoke everywhere, all the time. That’s how I developed this passion for wildfire management, after seeing it firsthand.Read Profile about Devin Stein
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