Business Administration Ph.D. in Finance | Degrees | SIU College of Business and Analytics

Southern Illinois University



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Doctoral Area of Interest: Finance

Our doctoral program in Finance provides a strong foundation in financial and economic theory. Through a mix of elective courses and dissertation research, students specialize in particular areas of finance. There are three areas of sub-specialization:

  • Corporate Finance
  • Investments
  • Financial Institutions

Graduates of our Ph.D. program in Finance go on to successful careers in research and teaching at the university level and have occupied positions at schools such as Louisiana Tech University, Rutgers University-Camden, Bentley College, among others.

The faculty who teach in the Ph.D. program are internationally recognized scholars who also provide mentorship to our graduate students. For more information about the Business Administration Ph.D. program in Finance, contact the program coordinator, Dr. Mark Peterson at (618) 453-1426 or