The McColl Master of Science in Executive Coaching develops skilled change agents who are dedicated to improving personal and organizational performance through the utilization of behavioral science interventions in planned change efforts. The MSEC program, the only MS degree of its kind in the nation, is a 36-credit hour program designed for working professional who are interested in designing and leading organizational change. The MSEC Program focuses on the following attributes needed to successfully intervene and support individual and team development and achievement of business outcomes by developing and enhancing the skills needed for:
- Improving the productivity, performance, and satisfaction of individuals, and teams to achieve business results
- Collecting, analyzing, interpretation data and providing feedback
- Designing, implementing, and evaluating organizational change
- Evaluating measure outcomes and current levels of performance to manage executive coaching efforts strategically
- Building and maintaining key partnerships with stakeholders to enhance business results aligned with strategic change initiatives
- Coaching individuals and teams for development and improved performance
Although the program will be appropriate for a wide and diverse range of professionals, the program will especially benefit the following:
- Internal and External Executive Coaches
- Internal and External OD Consultants
- Human Resource Managers and Generalists
- Training and Development Professionals
- Organizational Effectiveness Managers
The MSEC program curriculum is designed for the needs of working professionals and provides a low residency schedule using adult learning principles and various mediated learning technologies. Students participate in a cohort group designed to complete the program of study in two years. The program is appropriate for a wide and diverse range of professionals who are interested in coaching as a profession or as a core element of their work as a change agent.
Students finish the program in 24 months. Classes typically meet six (6) times per year, for appoximately three (3) consecutive days: Thursday thru Saturday, or Thursday thru Sunday.
In order to be considered for admission as a degree candidate to the MSEC program, an applicant must hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution and have at least seven years of applicable professional work experience.
Dr. John Bennett , MSEC Program Director