Top Schools with Organizational Behavior PhD Programs: School List

Organizational behavior programs focus on the way people act both individually and in groups and how that behavior can affect, and be affected by, organizations. America contains numerous business schools with doctoral organizational behavior programs.

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Best Organizational Behavior PhD Programs

1. Harvard University in Cambridge, MA

Harvard University is known for its graduate organizational behavior program and is ranked first on U.S. News & World Report's 2010 list of top graduate organizational behavior programs in the United States.

The school offers a Ph.D. in organizational behavior that teaches students to utilize psychology and sociology perspectives when performing research in organizational behavior, and also incorporates business administration theories. The program allows students to concentrate on the micro level, which includes individual behavior patterns, or on the macro level, which concentrates on the overall behavior patterns within an organizational setting.

Contact Information

  • Address: Wyss House, Cambridge, MA 02163
  • Phone Number: (617) 495-6101

2. Stanford University in Stanford, CA

Stanford University is ranked second on U.S. News & World Report's 2010 list of best national organizational behavior graduate schools and fifth on the Financial Times 2008 list of top international graduate organizational behavior schools.

The Ph.D. program in organizational behavior is offered through Stanford's Graduate School of Business. The program specializes in preparing students for careers in academia and research, and is composed of two concentrations, micro and macro organizational behavior.

Micro organizational behavior focuses on the ways that individuals and groups interact within organizational structures. This concentration focuses on a number of topics including perceptions, bargaining, collaboration, profiling, and the use of power.

Macro organizational behavior concentrates on behavior in relation to overall organizational, social and economic structures. Students look at organizational behavior through a variety of perspectives, such as societal changes, labor markets, organizational systems and cultural influences.

Contact Information

  • Address: 518 Memorial Way, Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone Number: (650) 723-2831

List of Top Organizational Behavior Programs By Student Enrollment

School Name Total Student Enrollment Address Phone Number
Ohio State University 53,715 190 North Oval Mall, Columbus, Ohio 43210 (614) 292-6446
University of Illinois - Urbana - Champaign 43,246 601 East John Street, Champaign, IL 61820-5711 (217) 244-7672
Purdue University - West Lafayette 41,433 Hovde Hall of Administration, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2040 (765) 494-4600
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor 41,028 Ann Arbor, MI 48109 (734) 764-1817
University of California - Los Angeles 38,200 405 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1405 (310) 825-4321
University of Maryland - College Park 37,000 College Park, Maryland 20742 (301) 405-1000
University of North Texas 35,003 Chestnut Avenue, Denton, TX 76203-1277 (940) 565-2000
Virginia Commonwealth University 32,044 910 West Franklin Street, Richmond, VA 23284-2512 (804) 828-0100
Boston University 31,766 One Silber Way, Boston, MA 02215 (617) 353-2000
University of Utah 29,284 201 Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, UT 84112-9008 (801) 581-7200
University of Kansas 29,242 Lawrence, KS 66045 (785) 864-2700
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill 28,567 103 South Building Cb 9100, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 (919) 962-3236
Harvard University 26,696 Massachusetts Hall, Cambridge, MA 02138 (617) 495-1000
Cornell University 20,273 Ithaca, NY 14853 (607) 255-2000
Georgia Institute of Technology 19,413 225 North Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30332-0530 (404) 894-2000
Stanford University 17,833 450 Serra Mall Stanford, CA 94305 (650) 723-2300
University of Miami 15,323 University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124 (305) 284-2211
University of Chicago 14,788 5801 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637 (773) 702-7369
Carnegie Mellon University 10,875 5000 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15123 (412) 268-2000
Case Western Reserve University 9,814 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106 (216) 368-2000
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