Financial Education for Securities, Banking, & Insurance Professionals.
12 advanced courses required, plus a comprehensive exam and dissertation
Create New Knowledge In The Theory Behind Financial and Retirement Planning
The PhD in Financial and Retirement Planning program is designed for students who desire to develop new research that will help individuals make better financial decisions and strengthen public financial literacy. The program will provide the student with an in-depth understanding of the techniques used in financial and retirement planning as well as provide the student with the underlying theory for each of the techniques. In effect, students will move from practice to theory. Students in the program will be exposed to literature, case studies, and class interaction in a variety of fields that are relevant to the Financial Services industry. They will also acquire the statistical, econometric, and research skills needed to conduct sound empirical research.