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Colorado Technical University

Doctor of Management in Organizational Development and Change

Colorado Technical University's Doctor of Management in Organizational Development and Change program gives students the opportunity to develop skills as managers. Learn more about the Doctor of Management in Organizational Development and Change program at Colorado Technical University here.

Official Program Name:

Doctor of Management in Organizational Development and Change

School Offering Program:

Colorado Technical University

Degree Level:


Program Prerequisites:

Potential applicants to CTU's Doctor of Management in Organizational Development and Change program should be interested in holding leadership roles where they are involved with guiding the organizations they work for. Applicants to Colorado Technical University's graduate programs should have already earned a bachelor's degree.

Program Description:

CTU's Doctor of Management in Organizational Development and Change program combines mentoring with action research and practical projects. Students have the opportunity to learn about current management theory, managing change through strategic design and research, predicting future trends, evaluating organizational design, and designing large systems intervention strategies. The third year of this program is designed to focus on leadership and professional advancement as students develop a series of articles or dissertation. Students also have the chance to develop theoretical, research, and application skills. This program includes 12 research and writing courses.

Learning Format:

Offered online and at selected campuses

Program Length:

96 credits

Financial Aid:

Financial aid is available for those who qualify, and Colorado Technical University's staff help students identify aid options. Aid opportunities include federal grants; military aid; and federal, state, and private lending programs. Financial aid options differ based on the program's learning format.

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Required Courses for a Doctor of Management in Organizational Development and Change:

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Colorado Technical University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Core Courses

  • MGMT 800: Fundamentals of Management (5 credits)
  • MGMT 801: Research and Writing I (3 credits)
  • MGMT 805: Research Methods and Design (5 credits)
  • MGMT 806: Research and Writing II (3 credits)
  • MGMT 810: Qualitative and Ethnographic Methods (5 credits)
  • MGMT 811: Research and Writing III: Action Research Theory (3 credits)
  • MGMT 815: Quantitative Methods (5 credits)
  • MGMT 816: Research and Writing IV: The Practice of Action Research (3 credits)
  • MGMT 821: Research and Writing V: Process Consulting and Intervention Theory (3 credits)
  • MGMT 826: Research and Writing VI: The Practice of Process Consulting & Intervention (3 credits)
  • MGMT 831: Research and Writing VII (3 credits)
  • MGMT 836: Research and Writing VIII (3 credits)
  • MGMT 840: Philosophy of Science, Values, and Ethics (5 credits)
  • MGMT 841: Research and Writing IX (3 credits)
  • MGMT 845: Leadership (5 credits)
  • MGMT 846: Research and Writing X (3 credits)
  • MGMT 851: Research and Writing XI (3 credits)
  • MGMT 856: Research and Writing XII (3 credits)

Concentration Courses

  • MGMT 820: Strategic Organization Design (5 credits)
  • MGMT 825: Large Scale Transformational Change (5 credits)
  • MGMT 830: Advanced Action Research (5 credits)
  • MGMT 835: Special Topics in Organization Development (5 credits)
  • MGMT 850: Strategic Thinking (5 credits)
  • MGMT 855: Futuring and Innovation (5 credits)

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

Students who complete Colorado Technical University's Doctor of Management in Organizational Development and Change program could be able to pursue employment in the organizational development field. They might be able to work for a company or as a consultant. Their work could include conducting research.

Positions that students might be able to pursue include:

  • Human resources manager
  • International human resources manager
  • Labor relations manager
  • Occupational analyst
  • Organizational development consultant
  • Organizational development manager

CTU does not guarantee employment or salary. University grants or scholarships are based on established criteria as published in the University's catalog and are awarded after verification that the conditions of eligibility have been met.