Strategic Management and Organization

University of California, Riverside

Ph.D. On Campus
48 months
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The Ph.D. program with a concentration in Strategic Management and Organization at University of California, Riverside prepares students for an academic career conducting research and teaching in organizational behavior and strategy. 


As a doctoral student in the Strategic Management and Organization program from University of California, Riverside, you will be working with faculty who are outstanding researchers, have work published in the field's top journals, and who have extensive experience successfully advising doctoral students.

Key Features 

  • Our faculty in management conduct research on a wide variety of management topics at the macro, meso and micro levels, including organizational behavior, judgment and decision-making, human resource management, behavioral strategy, corporate strategy and organization theory. 
  • We conduct our research using diverse methodologies: statistical and econometric analyses of large-sample datasets; machine learning models on big data; laboratory experiments and surveys; and agent-based modeling.

Programme Structure

  • Complete five research methods courses.
  • Complete four field seminars in management.
  • Attend weekly research seminars (field colloquia), where students interact with external professors in the field of management that are invited to the area's seminar series.
  • Take a comprehensive exam during the spring quarter of their second year in the program.
  • Complete three basic discipline courses from outside the business school.
  • Complete four elective courses from a list of approved electives.  

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admissions applicants are expected to have completed a bachelor’s degree at a four-year accredited college or university and to have attained an undergraduate academic record that satisfies the standards established by the Graduate Division of University of California, Riverside. 
  • In addition to the following requirements, all applicants must meet the general requirements as set forth in the Graduate Studies section of the General Catalog.

Tuition Fee


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Strategic Management and Organization
University of California, Riverside


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