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

Typically held one Wednesday per month,
each online webinar lasts about 30 minutes and
covers program basics and admissions related
information.

Our on-campus breakfast information sessions give you the opportunity to have breakfast with our current Executive MBA students & faculty. Breakfast is followed by an...

Blog & News

Melissa Papock (BSM ’96) is the founder and CEO of Cabana Life, a sun protective beachwear company.

As the founder and CEO of stylish swimwear brand Cabana Life, Melissa Papock (BSM ’96) knows that clothing acts as a...

Todd Wackerman (MBA ’18) is the founder of STEM Library Lab, a new nonprofit that gives teachers access to science and math equipment.

Founded by alumnus Todd Wackerman (MBA ’18), STEM Library Lab is a new nonprofit that provides New Orleans public and...

Rajat Khanna

Rajat Khanna’s paper “Entangled Decisions: Knowledge Interdependencies and Termination of Patented Inventions in the...

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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