Specialization in accounting emphasizes an interdisciplinary study of the accounting information system in organizations and institutions. Doctoral students are expected to develop a meaningful conceptual background in economics and finance as well as competent skills using mathematics and statistics. The program maintains a balanced emphasis on both the theoretical and empirical aspects of accounting research. Unique Features *Faculty on Editorial Boards for top academic journals *Quantitative research receives special emphasis in program of study *Coursework includes rigorous classes from various departments *Doctoral fellowships available *Small program with low student-faculty ratio
International Student Requirements:
The Test of English as a Foreign Language, or the TOEFL, must be taken by applicants whose native language is not English. The official score report for the TOEFL should be sent from Educational Testing Services (ETS) to Purdue University.
Minimum TOEFL iBT Scores for admission are as follows:
Purdue University also accepts International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores. An overall score of 6.5 is required for admission.
The Test of Written English (TWE) and the Test of Spoken English (TSE) are not a requirement for either admission or standard financial aid packages, including assistantships and fellowships. However, the TSE is required to be considered for awards that are based on teaching potential if an applicant's native language is not English.