Doctorate Degrees in International Accounting

Compare PhD Programs in International Accounting

A PhD is the highest degree of academic achievement that is possible in most fields of study. It can only be taken once multiple lower-level degrees are held. Completing a PhD program involves a great deal of study and the creation of a thesis.

What is a PhD in International Accounting? The process of studying international accounting involves the same economic and finance study as a traditional accounting program, although there is a greater focus on economics on a global scale. Students will study corporate financial management, strategic performance management, global accounting issues, treasury risk management, and governance of financial markets. Afterward, graduates are prepared to enter and lead the financial department of any worldwide corporation.

After earning a PhD, it is significantly easier to enter an advanced career. Some positions may be totally inaccessible without a PhD, or it may help professionals skip the years typically necessary to advance into such a position. Additionally, it is possible to earn a much higher salary with a PhD.

Because the cost of earning a PhD varies so much, it is a good idea to research tuition before enrolling. The location of your study as well as the specific program and school will change what you should expect to pay in fees.

After earning a PhD in International Accounting, all the traditional accounting positions are available to you, including accountant, tax managers, and auditors. However, with a PhD, you are much more qualified to enter positions of leadership or advanced analysis, such as a department head, financial consultant, senior accounting analyst, or investment analyst. It is also possible to enter a position in the education department and become a professor of accounting.

By finding a program that fits all your needs, you can begin working toward your PhD in International Accounting. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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PhD in Accounting

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years September 2018 Hong Kong

Our PhD program is similar in structure and content to those at other top universities in the world. Students are required to undergo rigorous course training in the first two years to build up a solid foundation of knowledge on economic theories, statistics/econometrics, finance, as well as accounting. [+]

HKUST is home to Asia’s premier accounting program, combining world-leading research, award-winning teaching, outstanding students, and a state-of-the-art curriculum to train tomorrow’s leaders. All faculty have PhDs from the world’s top research universities.

In recent years, the Department of Accounting consistently has ranked among the best globally for publications in leading accounting research journals. For example, according to the University of Texas at Dallas Top 100 Business School Research Rankings, the Department ranks 15th worldwide based on publications in the top three accounting journals over ten years (2003-2012).

HKUST is accredited by the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. In 1999, HKUST became the first accounting program outside North America to win accreditation from AACSB, the premier accrediting agency for business schools. In 2003, HKUST became the first university outside North America awarded a chapter of Beta Alpha Psi, the world’s premier accounting honorary organization.... [-]