University of Connecticut


Your Career in Business Academia Starts Here

  • Our program is oriented toward training students to take academic jobs at research universities.
  • We offer five business disciplines: Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing, and Operations and Information Management. Students receive strong training in their discipline.
  • Each department typically admits two to four students per year with full assistantships, allowing each student to receive full faculty attention.

Recent News

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  • Finance Professor Earns Fulbright Specialist Award November 11, 2015
    Shantaram Hegde Will Teach, Mentor, Encourage Colleagues in India One of the most respected and accomplished faculty members in the Finance Department has received a Fulbright Specialist Award to mentor doctoral students and faculty in India. Professor Shantaram ‘Shanta’ Hegde said he is pleased to have received the Fulbright, which is one of the most competitive,...  […]
  • Professor John Phillips Named Outstanding Tax Educator November 10, 2015
    Wins Prestigious Award Named After His Career Mentor When UConn accounting professor John Phillips received the 2015 Ray M. Sommerfeld Outstanding Tax Educator Award, his peers and students described him as a great teacher, researcher, colleague and all-around good human being. The prestigious award, given by the American Taxation Association and the Ernst & Young...  […]
  • Ph.D. Alumna Erin Henry Honored for Outstanding Dissertation November 10, 2015
    Credits UConn Professors for Giving Her Confidence UConn alumna Erin Henry ’14 Ph.D. recently received the American Taxation Association/PricewaterhouseCoopers Outstanding Dissertation Award for the research she completed as a UConn doctoral candidate. Henry, who is now a professor at the University of Tennessee, submitted her dissertation work titled, “The Information Content of Tax Expense: a...  […]

Fast Facts

Founded 1987
Program Entry Fall
Alumni 189
Location The Storrs campus is located 30 minutes from Hartford (the state capitol), 90 minutes from Boston, 150 minutes from New York.
Length of Program: 5 years
Study Options: Teaching and Research Assistantships (tuition waiver; stipend with masters degree $22,060; subsidized health insurance)
 Support for doctoral student conference presentations