Ph.D. in Management - Finance

Walden University

Program Description

Ph.D. in Management - Finance

Walden University

In this specialization, you can develop and use financial models and theoretical tools to help gain an understanding of some of the most challenging national and international financial problems. You can pursue original research and advanced knowledge in areas such as corporate finance and financial management. You will also have an opportunity to analyze case studies, incorporate principles of social and behavioral research, and expand your expertise in financial theories, systems, and practices. This specialization can help prepare you for a career in private industry, international agencies, consulting, or collegiate teaching.

Completion Requirements

  • 82 total quarter credits
  • Core courses (20 cr.)
  • Foundation and advanced research course sequence (16 cr.)
  • Specialization courses (20 cr.)
  • Proposal, dissertation, and oral presentation (26 cr.)
  • 4 Ph.D. residencies to equal a minimum of 16 days

This sequence represents the minimum time to completion. Time to completion may vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable.

Recommended Course Sequence

Timing Course Code Course Title Course Length

  • Year 1: Qtr. 1 MGMT 8015 Gateway to Doctoral Studies (5 cr.) 11 weeks
  • Year 1: Qtr. 2 MGMT 8025 Perspectives on Organizations and Their Implications for Leaders (5 cr.) 11 weeks
  • Year 1: Qtr. 3 MGMT 8035 Complexity and Applied Systems Thinking (5 cr.) 11 weeks
  • Year 1: Qtr. 4 MGMT 8045 Mechanics of Individual and Group Decision Making (5 cr.) 11 weeks
  • Year 2: Qtr. 1 RSCH 8101 Research Theory, Design, and Methods (4 cr.) 11 weeks
  • Year 2: Qtr. 2 (1st half) MGMT 8610 Financial Decision Making for Individuals and Firms (4 cr.) 6 weeks
  • Year 2: Qtr. 2 (2nd half) MGMT 8620 Financial Markets: Risk and Return, Capital Structure and International Dimensions of Finance (4 cr.) 6 weeks
  • Year 2: Qtr. 3 RSCH 8301 Qualitative Reasoning and Analysis (4 cr.) 11 weeks
  • Year 2: Qtr. 4 (1st half) MGMT 8630 Corporate Financial Management (4 cr.) 6 weeks
  • Year 2: Qtr. 4 (2nd half) MGMT 8640 Valuation of Assets, Entities, and Opportunities (4 cr.) 6 weeks
  • Year 3: Qtr. 1 MGMT 8990 Developing a Prospectus (2 cr.) 6 weeks
  • RSCH 8201 Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis (4 cr.) 11 weeks
  • RSCH 8251 Student selects one Advanced Research course:
  • Advanced Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis (4 cr.) 11 weeks
  • Year 3: Qtr. 2 or RSCH 8351 or Advanced Qualitative Reasoning and Analysis (4 cr.) 11 weeks
  • or RSCH 8451 or Advanced Mixed-Methods Reasoning and Analysis (4 cr.) 11 weeks
  • Year 3: Qtr. 3 (1st half) MGMT 8650 Financial Analysis, Planning, and Forecasting (4 cr.) 6 weeks
  • Year 3: Qtr. 3 (2nd half) MGMT 8991 Writing a Proposal (4 cr.) 6 weeks
  • Year 3: Qtr. 4 & Year 4: Qtrs. 1-2 MGMT 9000 Doctoral Dissertation (5 crs. each quarter for a minimum of 4 quarters) 12 weeks
This school offers programs in:
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USA Auburn, Alabama
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