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administrative contact

Priscilla Minter
Administrative Associate
College of Business and Economics
phone: 304-293-7840

program contact

Richard Brooks
College of Business & Economics
phone: 304-293-7843

Program Details

Program Description

The program prepares qualified individuals for a career in scholarly accounting research and teaching at the university level. Each doctoral student is paired to a faculty member with similar research interests.

Career Profile

Our goal is for our PhD graduates to find positions at research-oriented institutions of higher learning.

Delivery Methods Available

  • on campus

Graduate Program Application Requirements

Applicants must arrange for official copies of transcripts and test scores to be sent directly to the WVU Office of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment at PO Box 6510, Morgantown, WV 26506-6510. If being sent by delivery service (Federal Express, UPS, etc) requiring a street address, please use WVU Office of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment, 1500 One Waterfront Place, Morgantown, WV 26501. The program requirements listed below (if any) are in addition to the main WVU Graduate Application.

  • Test Requirements: GMAT

English Language Proficiency

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Please see Office of Admissions - English Language Proficiency for more information.

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Prospective students should apply online at:

Application Priority Dates and Deadlines

  • Fall Priority: November 1
  • Fall Deadline: March 1


WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.