Draft: Ethics & Legal Studies Doctoral Program

The Ethics & Legal Studies Doctoral Program at Wharton program 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, negotiation, sports law and policy, and corporate criminal law. Students take a core set of courses in the area of ethics and law in business, along with courses in an additional disciplinary concentration such as management, finance, marketing, or accounting.

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Student Profiles

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Lauretta Tomasco, Associate Director

Legal Studies & Business Ethics Department
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
3730 Walnut Street, Philadelphia PA 19104-6340

Apply to the Program

The application deadline is December 15 each year. Visit the Admissions Website for application information.