Ph.D. On Campus

Management, Organizations and Sociology

Northwestern University

60 months
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Students in this joint Management, Organizations and Sociology program offered by Northwestern University are interested in topics that bridge management strategy and economic sociology, such as social movements, the production of culture, entrepreneurship, social networks, gender and race inequality in organizations, and globalization.   


Key facts:

  • Our philosophy is that intellectual and research interests come first, and that research methods should be tailored to fit research questions. Within this research framework, our program is designed to bring together those students who want a disciplinary base in sociology while focusing their research on organizations and their environments. 
  • The Management, Organizations and Sociology students at the Northwestern University become actively involved in research during their first year of study. The Management & Organizations & Sociology program develops students' theoretical knowledge and methodological skills for careers as successful and productive researchers within a business school or sociology department. 

Programme Structure

Active Research Areas (Sociology Faculty): 

  • culture; law, economy, and organizations; social inequality; and comparative-historical sociology.

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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