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Doctor of Philosophy in International Management Studies


The PhD in international management studies degree program is part of the organizations, strategy, and international management area and focuses on the analysis of international, strategic and organizational management issues. Topics such as multinational management, corporate strategy, organizational design and change, technological and industrial development, entrepreneurship and managerial decision-making are examined. Students can specialize in one of the following areas:

  • International Management Studies
  • Strategic Management
  • Organization Theory
  • Organizational Behavior

Program Information

School: Naveen Jindal School of Management

Program: International Management Studies

Catalog page: PhD

Other program information:

International Management Studies

PhD in International Management Studies Fact Sheet

Application Requirements

Degree requirements: Undergraduate degree with a good academic record from an accredited institution of higher learning

Test score required: Yes

GMAT test score of 600, TOEFL scores or other evidence of English proficiency 

Letters of recommendation: Required

Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation from individuals who can judge the candidate’s probability of success in graduate school. Use the completed Request for Recommendation form. Letters of recommendation may be sent directly to the program.

Admissions essay required: Yes

Deadlines: University deadlines apply.


PhD Coordinating Office
Dr. Sumit Sarkar
PhD Program Director 
800 W. Campbell Road SM33
Richardson, TX 75080-3021
Office: JSOM3.708

Possible Careers

Professor and researcher in public and private sector

Salary Information

See Bureau of Labor Statistics for detailed salary information on these careers. Another great resource is the Occupational Outlook Handbook.