What will I learn?


The University of North Texas's G. Brint Ryan College of Business offers a rigorous four-year Ph.D. program in business with an accounting concentration designed to prepare students for successful careers as academic scholars. Students are trained to conduct independent research in a wide range of areas, including tax, financial, managerial, systems, and audit. Our faculty and doctoral students use both archival and behavioral approaches.

Our program is demanding, broad in scope, and provides opportunities for close interaction between students and faculty. Students are required to demonstrate a high level of proficiency in quantitative areas (such as mathematics and statistics), and scholarly writing. Our program has been changing rapidly, reflecting the growing emphasis on rigorous research at the University of North Texas.

Why UNT?

UNT is an ambitious, growing university that is making a strong commitment to expanding and improving its doctoral programs. Accounting doctoral students at UNT now benefit from working with nationally recognized faculty in a wide variety of specialties in a new, exceptionally well-equipped building with cutting edge technology.

UNT is the largest university in the fast-growing Dallas/Fort Worth region. The G. Brint Ryan College of Business enjoys strong alumni support and close relationships with a dynamic business community. Our Institute of Petroleum Accounting is one of the leading academic centers specializing in the oil and gas industry.

The UNT Department of Accounting offers an exceptionally collegial environment with a strong tradition of close student-faculty collaboration. The accounting faculty and administrators are committed to strongly supporting doctoral students and doing everything possible to enable their success.

Which department am I in?

G. Brint Ryan College of Business

Study options

Full Time (69 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$18,238.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected June 2022

Start date

Expected August 2022


G. Brint Ryan College of Business

Business Leadership Building,



76203, United States

Entry requirements

For international students

A master's degree in accounting, an MBA with an accounting concentration, or the equivalent is generally required.

English Language Proficiency: Minimum TOEFL score requirement is 79; Minimum IELTS score is 6.0; Minimum PTE score is 53.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About University of North Texas

One of the largest public Tier 1 (top 3%) U.S. research universities, the University of North Texas is the choice of over 3000 international students.

  • One of the nation’s largest public research universities
  • Ranked by Carnegie Foundation as Tier 1 research university
  • 239 degree programs across 14 colleges
  • One of the nation’s most diverse universities

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