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PhD in Organizational Behavior

Have you ever thought about getting a PhD? A doctoral degree in Organizational Behavior qualifies you to pursue an academic career as a researcher and educator. An academic career provides tremendous intellectual freedom and makes it possible to work with bright people throughout your life. You can make a difference through the scholarly research you create and the lives you shape through your teaching.

Frequently, PhD graduates’ starting salary ranges from $90K to $150K, depending on placement, which is largely determined by performance in the doctoral program. 

Why Organizational Behavior?

As an interdisciplinary area, Organizational Behavior is both interesting and engaging. Faculty and doctoral students are involved in research cutting across a wide spectrum of information technology management issues. The research involves issues at the core of Organizational Behavior as well as multi-disciplinary topics that interface with other functional areas.

PhD Program Milestones

Why at Georgia Tech?

Georgia Tech's PhD program in Organizational Behavior is research-oriented and emphasizes the early involvement of our students in research projects with world-class faculty. The PhD program places significant weight on learning outside the classroom. Given the small size of the program, the tutorial-mentor model is the primary educational approach employed. Doctoral students experience significant attention and support from a diverse set of thought leaders in the field.

At Georgia Tech, the study of Organizational Behavior is interdisciplinary and represents a strong community of active researchers pursuing a wide variety of interests.

How do I finance the program, and how do I apply?

If admitted to the program, your tuition will be waived and you will receive a monthly stipend. The application deadline is Jan. 6 for admission the following fall semester (starting mid-August).

All relevant financial information, including the application package, is available on this site.

Tuition and financing

Application process