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Organizational Learning and Effectiveness, M.Ed.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #801 (QS) , CA,
University of the Pacific's Master of Arts in Education with a concentration in Organizational Learning and Effectiveness offers a unique practice-based option at our Sacramento Campus.


The program is designed for those wanting to transform their practice, develop their leadership skills, or change careers to fields such as:

  • Organizational Leadership
  • Organization Development and Change
  • Talent Management and Development
  • Human Resources
  • Training and Learning Design 
  • Human Capital

Our part-time master's program provides the convenience of a hybrid face-to-face and online format. Students attend interactive, online evening courses two nights per week. The program also includes one weekend residency at the Sacramento campus each month. 

Programme Structure


  • Organization Development
  • Talent Management and Development
  • Human Resources
  • Training and Development
  • Human Capital
  • Learning Design

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    32 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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    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. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • A personal statement of approximately 2 pages describing the following:
  • Current resume that includes experience (work, community, volunteer), honors, awards, publications, training, etc. relevant to your program of interest
  • Writing sample of at least 4-5 pages on any topic (e.g., professional report, academic paper, undergraduate thesis)
  • Three letters of recommendation 
  • Departmental interview (if requested by Admissions Committee)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17796 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8898 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    17796 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8898 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Stockton

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

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