Master of Arts in Organizational Development and Leadership
This program is not intended to lead to certification or licensure.^
Managers read spreadsheets. Leaders read people. Earn your Master of Arts in Organizational Development and Leadership from University of the Rockies, and learn what it takes to be a thought leader.
You can solve problems. You can lead an organization to success. This program shows you how to navigate through complex organizational systems, and apply psychological research to develop employees. You will learn to assess organizations’ performance, structure, and development while extending your range of professional ethics, leadership skills, and coaching techniques. You will also design appropriate learning and development solutions based on human performance technology.
Your coursework will include discovery and applications in areas such as:
- Training and development
- Management and leadership
- Teams in organizations
- Organizational systems and dynamics
- Executive coaching
- Research in organizations
- Human resource management
- Assessment and measurement
- Organizational development
- Human resource management
- Leadership development
- Operations management
- Corporate training
- High-potential succession planning
To fulfill the requirements for the Master of Arts in Organizational Development and Leadership, you must successfully:
- Complete program coursework of 39 credits; and
- Earn a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.00.
Note: The date of degree conferral recorded on the student's transcript and diploma will reflect the date the student completes all degree requirements. However, release of transcripts, diplomas, and verifications for degrees awarded are contingent upon submission of the Petition to Graduate form, payment of the graduation fee, and payment of any outstanding balances with the University.
Your course schedule is flexible. Take online courses one at a time. Online courses are offered in an accelerated six-week format and can be accessed 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Your faculty members all have earned doctorates and have recent experience practicing what they teach. At University of the Rockies, both the theory and its practical application are taught. Your instructors will enliven your discussions and enhance your feedback with real-world lessons from their workplace experience.
This program of study does not meet, nor is intended to meet, the requirements for professional licensure in the State of Colorado. The Master of Arts in Organizational Development and Leadership program is not a licensure program.
The Master of Arts in Organizational Development and Leadership program is not a licensure program. University of the Rockies cannot confirm whether its courses or programs meet requirements for professional licensure in your state. For information regarding professional licensure requirements in your state, you should contact the applicable licensing board or agency in your state and determine whether the program meets requirements for licensure in the state where you reside.
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