Ph.D. On Campus

Management and Organizations

Northwestern University

60 months
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The PhD program in Management and Organizations (“MORS”) from the Northwestern University, integrates psychological, sociological, economic, and complex systems perspectives on the study of organizations and their members.


Key facts:

  • Faculty and students pursue research on the behavior of individuals, groups, organizations and groups of organizations, with the goal of advancing theoretical understanding of these phenomena. The MORS program maintains an active training program for researchers with interests in individual decision making, management and organizations, complex systems, and management broadly defined.
  • The hallmarks of the Management and Organizations program at the Northwestern University are a first year curriculum that provides a broad theoretical background in the disciplines of psychology and sociology that underlies the behavior of individuals, groups, organizations and their environments; students' active involvement in scholarly research from day one; and the breadth of faculty expertise that fosters innovative and high-impact research.

Programme Structure

Active Research Areas: 

  • corporate governance, computational social science, culture, decision making, dispute resolution, diversity, ethics, group behavior, inequality, motivation, organizational change, organizational design, negotiations, social movements, social networks, strategic adaptation and change, social responsibility.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • We accept applications once a year, fall quarter only.


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Academic Background
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Transcripts
  • Resume
  • Recommendation Letters
  • Test Scores
  • Certification of Proficiency in English

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Evanston

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Management and Organizations
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