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PhD Programs

A Bentley PhD combines real-world research with the academic excellence and intellectual depth that can only be found at the intersection of business and the arts and sciences, all at an internationally ranked business school in metropolitan Boston.  Bentley offers full-time academic track PhDs in Accounting and Business and a part-time Executive PhD in Business.


Executive PhD in Business

A part-time, accelerated program for working professionals.

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PhD in Accounting

A full-time academic track program in accounting.

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PhD in Business

A full-time academic track program in business.

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Bentley University is proud to be a longtime member of The PhD Project. For more information, visit their website

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World-Class Faculty

Work with Bentley faculty committed to rigor in a transdisciplinary environment that’s focused on the individual student.


Join a purpose-driven research community that examines the modern business world through its relationship with the arts and sciences.




Gary Ottley
The Bentley PhD Program offers rigor and flexibility. Rigor in both the classroom and the research work. Flexibility in the way Bentley professors go out of their way to make time for you and your research. I know I made the right choice.
Gary Ottley
PhD Student