As a student in our program, you will learn to improve organizational and human effectiveness
through coursework in organizational development and leadership (ODL), team dynamics, change theory and small and large system diagnosis. Concentration
coursework is delivered online and is available to students at all PCOM locations.
Our students will demonstrate knowledge of and proficiency in the following areas
upon completion of the organizational leadership concentration:
Leadership and ethics
Self-awareness and authenticity
Conceptual intervention design
Business/organizational knowledge acumen
Coaching and mentoring
Diversity and inclusion
Students will also be able to:
apply skills and techniques of organizational leadership, psychological theory, program
evaluation and performance-based outcomes measures in bioscience leadership.
apply the theoretical aspects of group, organizational and systemic thought in the
demonstrate an understanding of scientific method, data analysis and empirical inquiry.
apply advanced skills to access, synthesize and interpret relevant literature.
show proficiency in written and oral communication of bioscience and organizational
demonstrate effective use of computer technology in researching biomedical science
and organizational leadership topics.
After completing foundation year coursework, students may progress to the second-year degree concentration in organizational
The information listed below is from the current course catalog. Terms, sequences, courses and credit hours are subject to change at any time without
Second Year Concentration Courses
24 Credit Hours Required
Foundations and Systems of Organizational Development
Capstone: Action Research Project
Developing Systems Literacy: Organizational Workshop
or ODL 527
Managing Strategic Change: Dialog and Intervention
Communication Skills for Leaders
Managing Self and Emotional Systems in the Workplace