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Experience Freeman Learning

  • The Freeman PhD program is focused on preparing students to compile and publish cutting-edge research, as well as to teach in the areas of corporate finance, investments and financial accounting.
  • Our students focus on advanced topics in mathematical economics, price theory, econometrics, corporate finance and accounting, with specialized concentrations in Finance and Financial Accounting.
  • Students take Finance/Financial Accounting workshops and seminars, which provide a tight-knit community of thinkers and personalized faculty support. Students can also attend seminars in the economics department.
  • Students receive the financial and intellectual support necessary to develop excellent academic and scholarly careers, including comprehensive one-on-one faculty counsel for students who are developing papers.

Earn Career Capital

Upon graduating from our PhD program, you’ll have a prestigious Tulane degree proven to be desirable on the job market, premier teaching experience that will demonstrate your efficacy to employers and independent research opportunities that will help you set your intellectual agenda for life.

Career Capital
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Global Is Our Local

As a Freeman student, you’ll live in, study in, and love New Orleans. New Orleans is home to one of the largest ports in the world, booming businesses in sectors as diverse as energy, tourism, and aerospace, as well as attractive tax incentives. It’s no wonder that New Orleans leads the nation in business creation, and is quickly becoming the hottest spot for entrepreneurs in the region. What’s more, Tulane attracts students from all over the world, so that our world-class reputation has translated into a global business network.

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Events & Important Dates

Join the Freeman School for lunch and learn more about our Professional MBA Program.

Workshop is held January 20 and 21.

Blog & News

Professor of Practice Tim West, a graduate of the Second City in Chicago, uses his improv training teach students real-world communication skills.

Comedy isn’t something people typically associate with accounting, but Tim West — a graduate of the Second City, the...

Roger W. Ferguson Jr., left, former vice chair of the Federal Reserve and current president and CEO of TIAA, discussed the changing economy as the Freeman School’s 2017 R.W. Freeman Distinguished Lecturer.

The 2016 presidential election exposed deep fissures within U.S. society, but in appearance at Tulane University’s A. B....

Pictured are, standing left to right, Keilah Meng (MACCT ’14), Varadharajan, Michael Hong (MFIN ’16) and Brandon Lu (MFIN ’16). Seated, from left to right, are Bernardo Stephano (MBA ’09), Jing Feng (MACCT ’16), Mo Chen (MACCT ’16) and Jack Peng Xu (BSM ’

During a trip to Shanghai in November, the Freeman School’s Anu Varadharajan, lecturer and assistant director of the...

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Life and learning at Tulane extends well beyond the classroom. Living in New Orleans creates unique opportunities that enrich professional and personal growth.

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