The College of Business at Oregon State University offers a Ph.D. in Business Administration with options in Accounting and Innovation/Commercialization.

1. Accounting Option Objectives 

The primary objective of the accounting option is to train doctoral students for careers as professors at high-quality research-oriented universities. This training includes providing them with a program of course work that will prepare them to conduct quality accounting research, involving them in faculty-sponsored research projects as co-investigators and co-authors, and assimilating them into all aspects of the academic accounting profession (e.g., teaching, research, and service).

2. Innovation/Commercialization Option Objectives

The primary objective of the innovation/commercialization option is to train doctoral students for careers as professors at high-quality research-oriented universities.  This training includes providing them with a program of course work that will prepare them to conduct quality research in strategy & entrepreneurship as well as management and marketing, involving them in faculty-sponsored research projects as co-investigators and co-authors, and assimilating them into all aspects of academics related to innovation and commercialization (e.g., teaching, research, and service).