Master Online

Organization Development and Change

Pennsylvania State University

12 months
950 USD/credit 31350 USD/year
950 USD/credit 31350 USD/year
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Gain practical skills you can put into practice immediately at your current organization as you develop the knowledge and skills to effectively manage and lead change in corporations, government agencies, and nonprofits with this Organization Development and Change at Pennsylvania State University.

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The ability to manage change is becoming an increasingly critical skill for leaders in all industries and sectors of the global economy. Penn State's online Master of Professional Studies in Organization Development and Change (MPS–OD&C) at Pennsylvania State University can provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to effectively manage and lead change in organizations including corporations, government agencies, and nonprofits.

Whether you are an established professional working in a career related to organization change and workforce development, or relatively new to the field, this online degree can expand your understanding of organization development, helping you to advance your career. 


With the knowledge acquired during your pursuit of this degree, you could be qualified for positions and roles including:

  • corporate development
  • talent management
  • strategic consulting
  • process management
  • workforce training
  • performance improvement
  • independent consulting

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Assessing Data: Organizational Diagnosis
  • Process Consultation in Organization Development
  • Evaluation of Investments in Workforce Education and Development
  • Leadership Competencies for Professionals
  • Facilitating Groups and Teams
  • Occupational Safety and Health for Workforce Education and Development Professionals
  • Implementing Training and Development Programs

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  • Part-time
    • 12 months

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33 alternative credits



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General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or a tertiary (postsecondary) degree that is deemed comparable to a four-year bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution. 
  • Admission to the program requires a minimum of two years of related full-time work
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended
  • GPA 
  • English Proficiency
  • References (3)
  • Résumé — Upload your résumé to the online application.
  • Statement of Purpose — A statement of career and educational goals including documentation of a minimum of two years of related full-time work. The statement should be an essay (2-3 pages in length) that demonstrates the applicant's written communication skills.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 950 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    31350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 950 USD per credit during 12 months.


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