Ethics and Legal Studies, PhD
The Ethics & Legal Studies Doctoral Program at Wharton focuses on the study of ethics and law in business. It is designed to prepare graduates for careers in university teaching and research at leading business schools, law schools, and other programs. Faculty and student interests range over topics including international business ethics and human rights, corporate governance, social impact, environmental law and policy, securities, normative political theory, negotiations, and corporate criminal law.
View the University’s Academic Requirements for PhD Degrees.
The course of study for the Ph.D. requires the completion of sixteen graduate course units, including courses in statistics. Some graduate-level credit from courses at other universities may transfer to Wharton.
|LGST 920||Ethics in Business and Economics||1|
|LGST 921||Foundations of Business Law||1|
|Select two additional Legal Studies courses||2|
|Select two Statistics courses||2|
|Select one Economics course||1|
|Major Disciplinary Cluster|
|Select five courses in one of the following disciplines:||5|
|Select three additional courses||3|
|Total Course Units||16|
The degree and major requirements displayed are intended as a guide for students entering in the Fall of 2018 and later. Students should consult with their academic program regarding final certifications and requirements for graduation.