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We have seven doctoral dissertation areas, as well as three joint PhD programs.

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Accounting

As a PhD student in accounting at Booth, you’ll work with outstanding faculty and focus your doctoral research on your own areas of interest.

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Behavioral Science

Explore the complex ways in which people make decisions and interact with one another in the business world and beyond.

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Econometrics and Statistics

Pursue your research interests at one of the only top-tier business schools that offers a PhD in econometrics and statistics.

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Economics

Chicago Booth is renowned for economics faculty whose insights and analyses have changed the course of modern-day research in the field.

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Finance

Explore your research interests in finance and work with faculty who set the agenda for research in the field.

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Marketing

The PhD Program in Marketing provides a strong theoretical foundation, empirical skills, and flexibility.

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Joint PhD/JD Program

Leverage the strengths of two powerhouse schools and pursue independent research in business or law.

Begin Your PhD Journey

The first step in joining our PhD Program is to apply for admission.

Start Your PhD Application

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Join Our Research Community

In collaboration with faculty and fellow students, you’ll conduct innovative research and prepare for a successful career.

Contact Us

If you still have questions after reviewing our FAQ, please contact us. We look forward to hearing from you!

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