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MSOD CurriculumThe MSOD curriculum focuses on the use-of-self in leading organizational and personal change, emphasizing the impact of executive coaching on change management. The curricuulm was designed by faculty with strong academic and business experience, specifically in the areas of management consulting, organizational change, and executive coaching. Grounded in behavioral sciences, the curriculum stresses communication and writing skills, international and cultural awareness, and a comprehensive managerial perspective. Course instruction is presented through various methods including lecture, group projects, and applied OD and consulting experiences with local business and not-for-profit organizations.

Degree Requirements (36 credit hours)
Each course is 3 credit hours unless noted otherwise. 

Core Courses

ODV 600 Leadership Development

ODV 605 Intro to Organization Development

ODV 610 Organizational System Change

ODV 615 Business Acumen

ODV 620 Interpersonal and Group Dynamics

ODV 625 Intro to Coaching Theories and Application

ODV 630 Research Methods

ODV 675 Capstone Practicum in Organization Development

Elective Courses. Select 3.

ODV 632 Conflict and Negotiation

ODV 634 Adv Coaching Theories and Practice

ODV 636 Coaching Practicum

ODV 638 Entrepreneurship

ODV 642 Personality Assessments for Work

ODV 644 Management Consulting

ODV 646 Transformational Change

ODV 648 Creative Connections

ODV 652 International Experience

ODV 654 Independent Study in Org Development

ODV 670 Topics in Organization Development (Topics vary; prerequisites vary by topic.)

*To earn the Coaching Certificate as part of the Master of Science in Organization Development, students complete ODEV 645 Advanced Topics in Coaching Theories and Application and ODEV 650 Coaching Practicum as two of their elective courses.

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