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Organization Behavior, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 60 months
    Duration
University rank #24 (WUR) Evanston, IL, United States
The Organization Behavior program of Northwestern University is an interdisciplinary major that combines the theoretical understanding of an organization’s influence on the behaviors and attitudes of individuals with practical applications of that influence within an organization. 
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Overview

The Organization Behavior program of Northwestern University gives students a broad conceptual foundation, drawing upon insights from management theory, social psychology, sociology and communication studies, while developing the communication and analytical skills needed to pursue careers in management, consulting, human resources or entrepreneurship.

Graduates will be prepared to:

  • Integrate principles of organizational behavior with other social sciences, communication studies, and the fundamentals of finance and accounting for application to real-world scenarios
  • Demonstrate analytic, communication, collaborative and problem-solving skills
  • Lead, communicate, and work effectively with diverse individuals and teams across organizations
  • Analyze the effects of behavior at the individual, team and organizational levels on an organization
  • Demonstrate ability to make the crucial decisions required of leaders of complex organizations

Career paths

Knowledge of human behavior and business is critical to the achievement of organizational goals and objectives and to the success and well-being of the individual in the workplace. The organization behavior major enables students to develop a sophisticated understanding or how organizations operate, drawing upon knowledge from psychology, management theory, sociology, and related disciplines. This major also includes an array of communication studies courses that enhance communication skills, as well as courses that foster quantitative literacy so necessary in the modern workplace. Graduates find successful careers in a wide array of industries and environments, working in the areas of human resources, organization development, consulting, training, nonprofit management, and more.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 60 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Introduction to Managerial Accounting
  • Income Tax
  • Intermediate Accounting
  • Managerial Cost Accounting
  • Auditing

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • A completed online application
  • A statement of purpose
  • $50 application fee (nonrefundable)
  • Official high school transcripts and conferred date of completion (or GED report)
  • Official transcripts from all previously attended colleges and universities
  • A current resume or CV
  • Documentation of English Proficiency for students whose first language is not English. See "English Proficiency" below

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1984 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1984 USD per credit and a duration of 60 months.
  • National

    1984 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1984 USD per credit and a duration of 60 months.
  • In-State

    1984 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1984 USD per credit and a duration of 60 months.
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  • per unit: $1,984

Living costs for Evanston

  • 1100 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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