Nebraska Business Ph.D. Programs
Start your academic career in one of our full-time residential Ph.D. programs in Economics or Business (with specializations in Accountancy, Finance, Management, Marketing or Supply Chain Management and Analytics). Our research and teaching assistantships provide you with valuable hands-on experience where you collaborate closely with faculty who are committed to your success. Our large number of graduate faculty relative to a small number of students means that you can receive personalized support from faculty mentors who work with you on research, with the goal of publishing journal articles that will enhance your post-graduate career opportunities as university faculty or researchers.
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[00:00:01.313]the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business,
[00:00:04.680]we offer two PhD programs,
[00:00:07.260]a PhD in economics and a PhD in business.
[00:00:11.258]Economics PhD graduates
[00:00:13.260]become university professors of economics
[00:00:16.710]or economists employed in government agencies
[00:00:20.100]or business firms.
[00:00:22.230]A business PhD graduates usually become professors
[00:00:25.560]based on their chosen field of study.
[00:00:32.423]As you know,
[00:00:33.330]professors spend a lot of their time teaching.
[00:00:36.180]What you may not know is that we do research.
[00:00:39.030]We use databases, experiments, ,
[00:00:42.270]and simulations to conduct and publish research,
[00:00:45.270]which extends the knowledge that we share.
[00:00:47.850]If you like to teach new ideas to others,
[00:00:50.340]read cutting-edge articles, write influential papers,
[00:00:53.340]solve challenging mathematical or statistical questions,
[00:00:56.700]and focus on long-term projects with big goals,
[00:00:59.610]becoming a professor is the career path for you.
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[00:01:04.770]The goal of our PhD programs
[00:01:06.960]is to help students learn the skills they need
[00:01:09.570]to become effective instructors and productive researchers.
[00:01:14.220]Students receive personalized support from faculty
[00:01:17.400]while working on innovative research projects.
[00:01:20.610]This one-on-one assistance will help you gain the research
[00:01:24.000]and teaching skills required to find a job
[00:01:26.610]as a university professor
[00:01:28.620]or as an economist in government agency or business firm.
[00:01:33.180]The starting salary depends on the field
[00:01:35.310]or discipline you choose to study.
[00:01:37.590]Our recent graduates have a 100% placement rate.
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[00:01:44.370]At Nebraska, PhD students serve
[00:01:46.590]as either a research assistant
[00:01:48.240]or teaching assistant every semester.
[00:01:51.240]They earned a stipend, health insurance,
[00:01:53.430]and other benefits for their work.
[00:01:55.620]Their tuition is paid for by the university,
[00:01:58.230]and they're eligible for additional fellowship funding,
[00:02:00.930]which is similar to that of a scholarship.
[00:02:03.930]Lincoln is a safe and livable city of about 300,000 people,
[00:02:09.390]and with a low cost of living,
[00:02:11.280]student funds stretch farther than they would
[00:02:13.470]in other locations.
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[00:02:16.800]Both of our PhD programs are full-time and residential
[00:02:21.030]with in-person classes on campus.
[00:02:23.790]Most students take a comprehensive exam
[00:02:26.190]in their major fields
[00:02:27.960]and write a book-length dissertation.
[00:02:30.390]All this work takes about four to five years to complete.
[00:02:34.230]Students who have previously completed graduate courses
[00:02:37.260]toward a master's degree, an MBA,
[00:02:40.200]or MPA may count those credit hours toward their PhD.
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[00:02:46.800]All the fields
[00:02:47.640]within our PhD programs require an undergraduate degree
[00:02:51.510]and either a GRE or GMAT Score.
[00:02:54.450]Some fields require a master's degree or work experience,
[00:02:57.870]but this varies by the field.
[00:03:00.510]International applicants should submit
[00:03:02.700]a TOEFL score as well.
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[00:03:07.500]Our PhD program in business
[00:03:09.270]and our PhD program in economics are both approved
[00:03:12.390]as STEM Designated Degree Programs.
[00:03:16.080]Under the Optional Practical Training Program,
[00:03:18.630]international students who graduate
[00:03:20.340]from the program may stay in the United States
[00:03:22.740]and receive training through work experience
[00:03:25.200]for up to 12 months.
[00:03:27.000]They can also remain
[00:03:28.170]for an additional 24 months on an OPT STEM extension.
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[00:03:36.270]To contact us for more information
[00:03:38.580]about our economics and business PhD programs,
[00:03:48.360]We look forward to talking with you about how a PhD
[00:03:51.840]from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business
[00:03:55.440]can help you reach your career goals.
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