Organization Development and Leadership

Saint Joseph's University

24 months
870 USD/credit
870 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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Designed for professionals who want to lead change and achieve outstanding results in today's complex organizations, the M. S. in organization development and leadership at Saint Joseph's University is designed for working adult students interested in training, organizational psychology, organization development, leadership, organizational change, and personal self-development. 


The experiential learning format allows students to immediately apply their classroom learning in the workplace.

Students will experience the richness of an interactive and vibrant learning community. Class sizes are small and offer high-tech and high-touch experiences with engaging and challenging experiences applicable to everyday life. Students become part of a network of high-achieving alumni while learning skills such as the latest Gestalt coaching methods approved by the International Coach Foundation. Faculty are Ph.D.’s, M.B.A.’s, authors and organizational leaders, consultants to Fortune 500 companies, executive coaches to CEOs, and senior managers with global experience.

Graduates of the program have gone on to leadership roles at countless companies and organizations and have been widely published both domestically and internationally. Graduates will, without a doubt, lead “with and for others” and serve as leaders and visionaries for the future.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Psychology of Coaching 
  • Leadership and Team Development 
  • Positive Psychology and Scholarship
  • Leadership Principles
  • Career Development: Theory and Practice
  • Appreciative Inquiry: Theory and Practice of Positive and Whole System Change
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Organizational Change and Culture
  • Leading Teams
  • Social Media and Learning
  • Implementing Change
  • The Coaching Leader
  • Seminar in Global Issues
  • Study Tour: Seminar in Global Issues
  • Creative Problem Solving and Critical Thinking
  • Organization Consulting: A Gestalt Approach
  • Organization Development: Theory and Application
  • Stress and Crisis Management
  • Interpersonal Relations 
  • Facilitating Organization Development
  • Intervention Skills: Strategy and Design
  • Research Design and Evaluation 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed Graduate Online Application Form.
  • Personal Statement (around 500 words)
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Official sealed transcript(s) of undergraduate and/or graduate coursework.
  • Transcripts can be mailed to the address below, or sent electronically directly from the academic institution.
  • Mail transcripts to the attention of: Office of Graduate Operations
  • Email transcripts to:
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • Applicants will provide recommenders’ contact information within the online application. Letters of recommendation should be professional or academic.
  • $35 application fee.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    870 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 870 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    870 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 870 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


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