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Carroll School of Management Graduate Programs

Course Sequence

Doctoral students in organization studies at the Carroll School of Management typically progress through the PhD program in the following sequence.

YEAR 1, FALL
Micro-Organizational Theory
Statistics I
Qualitative Research Methods
Special Topics Course
Research in the Community
YEAR 1, SPRING
Statistics II
Special Topics Course
Elective
YEAR 1, SUMMER
Independent Research
YEAR 2, FALL
Macro-Organizational Theory
Quantitative Research
Special Topics Course
Elective
YEAR 2, SPRING
Research Seminar
Teaching Seminar
Special Topics Course
Elective
YEAR 2, SUMMER
Independent Research
YEAR 3, FALL
Independent Research
YEAR 3, SPRING
Research Seminar
YEAR 3, SUMMER
Dissertation Research
YEARS 4 & 5
Dissertation Research

Electives may be taken from other departments and universities, subject to approval. Prior graduate-level coursework in research methods may be submitted for consideration toward fulfillment of some requirements.