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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 delivered completely online. 

The information listed below is from the current course catalog. Terms, sequences, courses and credit hours are subject to change at any time without notice.

MS in ODL Courses

Required Courses
ODL 501Foundations and Systems of Organizational Development3
ODL 505Team Dynamics3
ODL 528Diversity Equity Inclusion Leadership: Building Bridges3
or ODL 506 Social Factors and Cultural Diversity
ODL 510Capstone: Action Research Project (completed in the last term)3
ODL 520Appreciative Inquiry3
ODL 516Developing Systems Literacy: Organizational Workshop3
ODL 517Comm Skills for Leaders3
ODL 533Adaptive Leadership Toolkit Lab for Collaboration3
Select four of the following electives:12
Elective substitutions are allowed from other Leadership programs with guidance from the Leadership Programs Chair.
ODL 515
Project Management and Strategic Thinking
ODL 522
ODL 524
Coaching Skills for Leaders
ODL 525
Consulting Skills Community Engagement
ODL 526
Managing Self and Emotional Systems in the Workplace
ODL 527
Managing Strategic Change: Dialog and Intervention
ODL 529
Power Leadership Social Networks Perspective
ODL 530
Special Topics
or ODL 531
Special Topics
ODL 532
ODL 534
ODL 535
Leading with Emotional Intelligence
Total Hours36