Do you want to expand your leadership skills? Are you interested in achieving change within your organization or community? The Master of Arts in Organizational Development and Leadership (MA-ODL) helps you acquire the skills and theoretical knowledge to become a competent and confident leader ready to begin your journey to greatness.
Learn to design and lead thriving organizations.Study theories that describe how complex organizational systems work. Discover how you can use systems thinking, intervention methodologies, and design thinking to effectively address complex challenges. Explore processes that improve your collaboration, creativity, and compassion to help you become a more effective agent of change.
Choose from two learning models to fit your schedule and learning style.
- ODL~OSR Cohort—a structured, online and interactive experience with emphasis in organization systems renewal (OSR). The ODL~OSR cohort is currently not accepting applications at this time.
- ODL~Self-Directed—a collaborative, blended learning model that allows for full- or part-time participation
Join a diverse community of professionals.
A rich mix of disciplines, job levels, experiences, and interests enhances the experience of all participants. Community members will respect you as an individual, understand you as an adult, and support you as a professional.
Prepare to advance your career.
MA-ODL graduates hold positions in mid- and upper-level management in private and nonprofit sectors including education and government. Others create private practices as consultants or work as internal consultants in organizational development, management, coaching, and leadership.