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The School of Human & Organizational Development (HOD) offers a multidisciplinary path to scholarship for professionals who want to expand their knowledge, improve their research skills, and create a more reflective practice. Guided by principles of social responsibility, the School of HOD emphasizes a scholar-practitioner model of engaged learning. Our students and alumni use their degrees as consultants, educators, and professional to inform relevant action and discover theoretical insights in support of a more just and equitable world.
Doctoral degree programs in Human Development and Human and Organizational Systems combine individual mentoring, small group study, localized seminars, and conference-based workshops to support scholarly research. Optional concentrations allow focused study in:
The Master of Arts degree in Organizational Development & Leadership uses online learning tools for intensive peer-to-peer and student-faculty engagement in professional problem solving.
Graduate certificate programs link practical theories with immediately applicable tools. Certificate programs include:
Continuing Education Certificates and Professional Development Courses offer study in specialized fields, with delivery tailored to the needs of today’s working professional.
Our Centers and Initiatives provide a means to unite scholarship and real-world practice.


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"I’m very excited to be a part of an organization that is so well respected and contributing to one of the most important issues in our world today. STARS has the potential to play a critical role in our transition to a sustainable world; it will be a catalyst for change within the institutions that are shaping the minds of our future leaders. My experience at Fielding and the OMD tools I learned there are proving crucial to moving this program forward. "

-Meghan Fay Zahniser, Alumna
Program Manager
Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS®)

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Employment of medical and health services managers is expected to grow 16 percent from 2006 to 2016, faster than the average for all occupations. -Bureau of Labor and Statistics 2008-2009 Occupational Outlook

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