PhD Program | Freeman School of Business | Tulane Business School
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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

Workshop is held January 20 and 21.

Creating A Workplace Culture Where Non-Family Executives and Family Members Can Collaborate and Thrive
Presenter: John Landrum, Vice President of Innovation at Intralox,...

Blog & News

Freeman School alumna Hanna Gamble (BSM ’12) was named Louisiana’s 2017 Tree Farmer of the Year by the Louisiana Forestry Association. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)

Hanna Gamble (BSM ’12), manager of St. Lucia Plantation, a family-owned pine-tree farm in Logansport, Louisiana, was...

Researcher says use less jargon when crowdfunding

Today’s innovators turn to platforms like Kickstarter to crowdfund their imaginative products. Now, a new study conducted...

In a Tulane Family Business Forum presentation, Gyl Grinberg told the story of Val-Fit, the family-owned business he ran until the family’s decision to wind the company down in 2016.

Gyl Grinberg (BSM ’95), former president of Val-Fit Inc., a leading master distributor of pipe, valves and fittings (PVF...

Join an Influential Network

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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