Training the next generation of top academic scholars
UNC Kenan-Flagler’s PhD Program is a rigorous, five-year program designed to train scholars to produce high-quality research as faculty members at top universities. We are small-sized purposely so that our key focus is close student-faculty collaboration and mentoring.
Reward your initiative and tenacity with a top-ranked doctoral program that prepares you for a successful, rewarding career in academia. Develop into a research expert in any of our six areas of study, each of which will position you with career options you never may have thought possible.
Benefit from our international reputation as one of the world’s leading academic centers of innovative accounting and tax research.
Conduct high-impact work to advances our understanding of economic decisions made by investors, firms and policymakers.
Unlock the full value of marketing data to better understand customers and improve marketing efforts.
Develop into a top research scholar who is well-prepared to investigate critical problems in operations management.
Use research drawn from several disciplines with a scientific approach to better understand and manage a workforce.
Draw from economics, psychology and sociology disciplines to inform research in the strategy and entrepreneurship area.
Professor Matthew Pearsall brings insights about what makes teams and leaders effective.
Researchers show what happens when leaders focus too much on preventing errors.