This section provides information on the overall curriculum and on the specific Ph.D. courses offered by the faculty at the Yale School of Management.
In terms of the Curriculum, students have to take fourteen Ph.D.-level courses in their first two years. The fourteen courses consist of two required courses, two social science courses, two courses in Empirical Methods, five depth courses, one breadth course, and two electives. This section describes what is meant by the Social Science requirement, the Depth courses, and the Breadth course. It also provides examples of typical course schedules in each of the specializations offered by the program.
Management Ph.D. students take a variety of courses offered by the Yale Graduate School, e.g., courses offered by the Economics, Statistics, Psychology and Sociology departments as well as the Yale Law School. They also take specialized courses in their area of interest. These specialized courses (e.g., Seminar in Accounting Research, Experimental Economics, Financial Economics, Corporate Finance and Market Microstructure, Analytical Methods in Marketing, Behavioral Decision Making, Organizations & Management : Inside Organizations and Organizations & Management : Organizations and the Environment) are taught by the faculty of the Yale School of Management. These courses are described in more detail below.