The Graduate Certificate in Organizational Development is designed to allow students to pursue graduate-level advanced studies in the subject area of organizational development, analyze and design high performing organizations; apply coaching, mentoring, and motivational models, and develop leadership skills to lead strategic change initiatives.
This certificate is 12 credits, 6 of which must be taken at Charter Oak. All courses must be completed with a grade of B or above.
OEL 501: Learning Community3 credits
OEL 530: Organizational Development Landscape3 credits
OEL 615: Developing & Leading Others3 credits
OEL 643: Leading Organizational Change3 credits
- A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution, or international institution equivalent to a U.S. regionally accredited institution, with a grade point average of 3.0 or better.
- Students with GPA's between 2.7 and 3.0 may apply. If accepted, grades of B or better must be achieved in the first two courses to continue the program.
- Three years of relevant work experience required, five preferred.
- One essay, 500-750 words, describing the applicant's specific career goals, objectives, motivation to pursue an advanced degree, and professional experience and/or projects.
- A professional resume
- No GREs or entrance exams required
Outcomes & Pathways
Students who complete an Organizational Development certificate will be able to:
- Assess and design learning communities and construct organizational leadership strategies.
- Design and implement organizational change processes.
- Construct organizational leadership strategies and explain the complexities of organizational design and the interconnection between organizational structures.
Why Charter Oak State College?
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- Credit for credentials
- Six (6) start dates
- Expert Faculty