Adult and Organizational Development

Temple University

12 months
1297 USD/credit
1297 USD/credit
942 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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Master the skills to handle all aspects of change management by earning the Master of Education in Adult and Organizational Development at Temple University.


Program Overview

Become a leader who can effectively steer adults, teams and organizations through the process of adapting to change.

The Adult and Organizational Development program at Temple University will equip you with the theory and practice to lead and manage an organization or team. You will focus on the following areas:

  • Adult Learning and Training will help you specialize in designing and delivering effective training materials and instruction for adults pursuing personal or professional growth.
  • Organizational and Team Development will develop the skills to help organizations and teams adapt and grow by delivering accurate performance assessments, facilitating group decision-making, formulating strategic interventions and implementing long-term improvement plans.
  • Conflict Management and Dispute Resolution will help you focus on mediating disputes; negotiating agreements; promoting organizational practices that support constructive conflict resolution; and resolving conflicts.

Theories on communication, conflict resolution, organizational culture and team development can be immediately applied in the workplace. Through team-based exercises, you will study how teams function and succeed. You’ll also learn how adults gain and retain new knowledge, as well as how to develop training materials that fit their needs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • System Dynamics
  • Communication and Conflict
  • Facilitating Adult Learning
  • Organizational Communication
  • Conflict Resolution in Education
  • Negotiation Processes
  • Third-Party Conflict Intervention
  • Interpersonal Skills Training

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

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

  • Research your graduate degree program
  • Complete online application
  • Submit your supporting credentials (Statement of Goals, Transcripts, Standardized Test Scores, Letters of Recommendation, Résumé, Portfolio, Audition or Interview)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline: A baccalaureate degree is required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1297 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1297 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1297 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1297 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    942 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 942 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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Adult and Organizational Development
Temple University