PHD Doctor of Philosophy in Business Management Accounting specialization
Career Outcomes & Job Titles
People who choose an online accounting degree often seek advancement in accounting research, practice, teaching, management or consulting.
Potential Employment Settings
- Accounting firm
- Community college
- Consulting firm
- Land-based or online college or university
- Nonprofit organization
Common Job Titles/Positions*
- Adjunct or part-time faculty
- Business researcher
- Chief financial officer
- Dean or associate dean of business and/or accounting program
- Forensic accountant
- Full-time faculty
- Senior auditor
- Senior accountant
- Vice president of finance
*These examples are intended to serve as a general guide. Many factors determine what position an individual may attain and Capella can't guarantee a graduate will secure any specific job title.
School of Business and Technology Doctoral Degree Graduates
Data from graduates across all Business and Technology doctoral programs have been combined for these Career Outcomes results.
Capella's School of Business and Technology doctoral graduates report satisfaction with tasks and responsibilities and career growth potential. Half of the graduates surveyed work in higher education.
Percentage of respondents who answered "satisfied" or "very satisfied"
SSource: Responses to the Alumni Outcomes Survey one year after graduation. The data were collected during Q4 2009 - Q3 2010.
Over half the Business and Technology doctoral graduates have presented at a conference or published a book, article or monograph. Half have advanced in their career or profession and just over one third have obtained teaching positions in higher education.
Percentage of respondents who indicated they had accomplished each item
Source: Responses to the Alumni Outcomes Survey one year after graduation. The data were collected during Q4 2009 - Q3 2010.