Ph.D. Programs

Lerner graduates celebrating at graduation.
Our personalized approach makes the difference.

Each of Lerner’s doctoral programs allows for individualized study and research opportunities. Our low student-to-faculty ratio supports collaborative faculty-student interaction and enhances student learning.

The Ph.D. in economics gives you the quantitative skills needed to conduct applied economic research. You’ll be prepared for a career in consulting, government or academia.

A graduate student with a microphone asking a question during a program as others listen.
The Ph.D. in economic education combines economics and education courses to prepare you to be a leader in the growing field of economic education.

Students of the doctoral program in financial services analytics in class.
The interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Financial Services Analytics provides you with the knowledge, skills, tools and tactics to turn data into value in the fast-moving and innovative financial services industry.

The mission of the Ph.D. in hospitality business analytics program is to provide advanced training to students in the domain of data science as it relates to the hospitality industry.

Faculty & Research
Lerner scholars pursue opportunities to create business change — as researchers and teachers.

Carol A. Ammon Case Competition
Carol A. Ammon Case Competition
Graduate student teams present their solutions to current issues faced by the competition’s focal company.