Doctor of Philosophy in International Management Studies


The PhD in International Management Studies (IMS) degree program is part of the Organizations, Strategy and International Management Area and focuses on the scholarly 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.

PhD students in International Management Studies can specialize in one of the following areas:

  • International Business
  • Strategic Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Organizational Behavior

Financial support is available for highly qualified students.

Program Information

School: Naveen Jindal School of Management

Program: International Management Studies

Catalog page: PhD

Other program information:

Visit the International Management Studies PhD program website for more information.

PhD in International Management Studies Fact Sheet

PhD in International Management Studies Fact Sheet

Application Requirements

Degree requirements: A bachelor's degree from an institution in the United States, or its equivalent (all majors are considered).

Test score required: Yes

A competitive GMAT score (GRE also accepted) that is less than five years old is required. 

International applicants must submit a TOEFL score of at least 80 on the Internet-based test that is less than two years old.

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 electronic request form in the graduate application to submit the letters. Contact the graduate academic program department if you have any questions.

Admissions essay required: Yes

​Personal essay outlining academic interests and goals.

Deadlines: University deadlines apply.


Eric W.K. Tsang
800 West Campbell Road
Richardson, TX 75080-3021
Office: JSOM4.412

Possible Careers

Graduates of the program seek positions such as: professor or public or private sector researcher.

Salary Information

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


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