PhD in Organizational Development and Change

Advance your leadership and practice. Make a difference.

The PhD in Organizational Development and Change (OD & Change) is a multidisciplinary degree for scholar-practitioners who want to expand their capacities to bring about positive change in today’s organizations and communities.

Excel as a scholar-practitioner, working to create more just and equitable organizations.

OD & Change doctoral students develop the knowledge to help organizations and communities thrive in today’s complex world. Emphasizing a multidisciplinary integration of human and organizational systems, the OD & Change degree creates new approaches to inclusive leadership and sustainability. Students gain knowledge, practice and research skills to empower themselves and others and meet today’s complex organizational and social challenges.

Engage in a global, flexible learning community.

As a doctoral program in a distance learning environment, students have the freedom to live and work in any community. Students join a learning community that crosses national and disciplinary boundaries. Students can customize their curriculum by selecting electives and concentrations from other Fielding doctoral degrees.

Advance your unique career and personal goals.

Our graduates are uniquely qualified to become leaders in their chosen professions. They are consultants, educators, entrepreneurs, coaches, and leaders in human resources, health care, and non-profits.

"Fielding was a natural choice for me because it fit my learning style and learning needs, and had an excellent reputation in the field of organizational change and development. "

Gary Wagenheim, PhD, Fielding Alumnus and Board Treasurer

PhD in Human Development