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MS in Management - Organizational Design and Development

Purdue University Global's Master of Science in Management and Leadership program with a concentration in Organizational Design and Development offers students the opportunity to develop leadership skills and study how organizations develop and change. Read more about the school's MS in Management and Leadership - Organizational Design and Development here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Science in Management and Leadership with a concentration in Organizational Design and Development

School Offering Program:

Purdue University Global

Degree Level:

Master's

Program Prerequisites:

Students who are interested in pursuing the MS in Management and Leadership degree with a concentration in Organizational Design and Development at Purdue University Global should have a desire to learn about team management and the impact of organizational design.

Students applying to the program must be able to prove they have completed a bachelor's degree in business from an accredited institution or 30 semester or 45 quarter credit hours in undergraduate coursework across Common Professional Components (CPC) aligned with Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Program Description:

Purdue's MS in Management and Leadership aims to help students develop a leadership style, as well as gain understanding about how organizational design affects management effectiveness. As a result, the school has integrated professional competencies throughout the academic program. In addition to learning the theories behind management, students will have the opportunity to evaluate case studies and also to complete a capstone project. Students in the concentration in Organizational Design and Development will additionally learn about the foundations of organizational development, different forms of training and development, and how to develop leadership strategies in a changing world.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length:

56 credit hours.

Financial Aid:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Purdue University Global's financial aid office for more information.

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Required Courses for the MS in Management and Leadership - Organizational Design and Development concentration:

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

Core Requirements (40 credits)

  • Business Communications
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Management Theories and Practices I
  • Management Theories and Practices II
  • Leadership Theory and Practice I
  • Leadership Theory and Practice II
  • Organizational Excellence and Change
  • Action Research and Consulting Skills
  • Strategic Financial Analysis
  • Applied Research Project

Organizational Design and Development Concentration Electives (16 credits)

  • Training and Development
  • Leadership Strategies for a Changing World
  • Foundations of Organization Development
  • Organization Diagnosis and Design

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Students who have completed the Purdue University Global MS in Management and Leadership program with a concentration in Organizational Design and Development may be interested in pursuing doctoral degrees or graduate-level or post-graduate certificate programs with a similar focus. Below are some options for those who are still interested in exploring the topic of organizational design more deeply:

  • Graduate Certificate in Project Management (available at Purdue University Global)
  • Doctorate in Organizational Leadership

Career Paths:

The MS in Management and Leadership Program - Organizational Design and Development program offers students the opportunity to develop leadership strategies and understand the basis of organizational design. Those who graduate from the program may be interested in careers such as:

  • Organizational design consultant
  • Training and development specialist
  • Job analysis specialist
  • Operations manager
  • Strategic Planner

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