Course Sequence
MS in Organizational Development and Leadership

The Master of Science in Organizational Development and Leadership requires 36 credits of coursework including eight required courses (24 credits) and four elective courses (12 credits). All courses are fully delivered on a weekend schedule, with additional project work completed online. Details regarding current course offerings are available in the course catalog.
 

2017-2018 Academic Year

Core Curriculum


ODL 501 Foundations and Systems of Organizational Development 3 Credits
ODL 505 Team Dynamics 3 Credits
ODL 510 Capstone (completed in the last term) 3 Credits
ODL 516 Systems Literacy 3 Credits
ODL 517 Communication Skills for Leaders 3 Credits
ODL 520 Appreciative Inquiry: Leading Positive Whole System Change 3 Credits
ODL 528 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Leadership Lab: Building Bridges to Co-Create Brave Spaces for Transformative Practice 3 Credits
ODL 533 The Adaptive Leaders Toolkit: A Lab for Collaborative Action 3 Credits
TOTAL CREDITS
24

Electives

Choose four from the list below


ODL 506 Social Factors and Cultural Diversity 3 Credits
ODL 515 Project Management and Strategic Thinking 3 Credits
ODL 518 Ethical Effectiveness  3 Credits
ODL 522 Leader as Meeting Designer and Facilitator 3 Credits
ODL 523 Adventure Leadership 3 Credits
ODL 524 Coaching Skills for Leaders 3 Credits
ODL 525 Consulting Skills for Community Engagement 3 Credits
ODL 526 Managing Self and Emotional Systems in the Workplace 3 Credits
ODL 529 Power and Leadership: Social Network Perspective and Practice Lab 3 Credits
ODL 532 Women in Leadership Lab 3 Credits
ODL 534 Leadership and Consulting: A Gestalt Approach 3 Credits
PHMA 503
Managing and Leading Public Health Organizations – Part One – Elements of Non Profit Organizations 3 Credits
PHMA 505
Managing and Leading Public Health Organizations – Part Two- Financial Planning and Complex Budgets in Public Health 3 Credits
TOTAL CREDITS to complete electives
12
TOTAL CREDITS required for degree completion
36

 

Course Sequence

Term 1 - (Fall)

ODL 501 Foundations and Systems of Organizational Development* 3 Credits
ODL 518 Ethical Effectiveness 3 Credits
ODL 520 Appreciative Inquiry* 3 Credits
ODL 534 Leadership and Consulting: A Gestalt Approach 3 Credits


Term 2 - (Winter)

ODL 516 Developing Systems Literacy: The Organizational Workshop* 3 Credits
ODL 522 Leader as Meeting Designer and Facilitator 3 Credits
ODL 524 Coaching Skills for Leaders 3 Credits
ODL 528 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Leadership Lab: Building Bridges to Co-Create Brave Spaces for Transformative Practice* 3 Credits


Term 3 - (Spring)

ODL 501 Foundations and Systems of Organizational Development* 3 Credits
ODL 505 Team Dynamics* 3 Credits
ODL 517 Communication Skills for Leaders* 3 Credits
ODL 529 Power and Leadership: Social Network Perspective and Practice Lab 3 Credits
ODL 532 Women in Leadership Lab 3 Credits


Term 4 - (Summer)

ODL 523 Adventure Leadership 3 Credits
ODL 525 Consulting Skills for Community Engagement 3 Credits
ODL 526 Managing Self and Emotional Systems in the Workplace 3 Credits
ODL 533 The Adaptive Leaders Toolkit: A Lab for Collaborative Action* 3 Credits
     
*Required course