Doctorate in Business Administration option in Finance
A Ph.D. in business administration with a concentration in finance prepares students
for careers in academia, business or government. A successful student will demonstrate
research competency and develop teaching skills. The small class size allows for extensive personal interaction with faculty as well
as maintaining the quality of the program. Our graduates have benefited from this
approach with an assortment of attractive employment opportunities.
The 60 credit hour program is for candidates who have completed a master’s degree
prior to beginning the doctoral program.
Research and Faculty
The OSU finance faculty represents a well-balanced portfolio of academic scholars. The faculty is active with research and publication, dedicated to the students' learning
experience and successful career development, committed to maintaining a collegial
work environment and supportive of professional development.
The Finance Department has its own set of requirements for admittance, along with
requirements for the OSU Graduate College. The Ph.D. program places primary attention on competency rather than formal credit
hours. Please see department based requirements below:
The application deadline is Feb. 1.
GMAT or GRE test scores.
Sample of writing skills such as a term paper.
Statement of career goals in a a maximum of three pages.
Cost & Assistance
OSU is a Research-Extensive University, and graduate students play a vital role in
its teaching, research and outreach missions. Doctoral students help finance their
graduate education at OSU through employment as Graduate Research Assistants/Associates