"Our faculty is on a mission to build an outstanding PhD program, one that successfully places its candidates at top-tier institutions." - Amy Hutton, Professor
The PhD program in Accounting provides you with the knowledge and skills needed to begin a career as an Assistant Professor in a well-regarded research university. The Accounting department will take an active role in your search for an academic position.
The accounting faculty at Boston College is among the elite in the profession, and extremely well published in leading academic journals, such as the Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Accounting Research, The Accounting Review, the Review of Accounting Studies and numerous others.
Faculty are known for actively and constantly pursuing research collaborations, and are on editorial boards at the Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Accounting Research, The Accounting Review, the Review of Accounting Studies, Contemporary Accounting Research and Journal of Management Accounting Research, and have also served as editors at The Accounting Review, Management Science and Auditing.
As a PhD student at Boston College, you are immersed in this thriving research community. You are encouraged to present your own work and collaborate with faculty and peers at Boston College and other top doctoral programs in Boston. You will be prepared to stand out amongst candidates on the job market in your pursuit of an academic position.