Certificate

Organizational Development

Lead the change you wish to see at your organization! In this certificate program, you’ll learn ways to improve performance and manage change through use of organizational development best practices. Explore the different models and strategies that help shape culture across sectors, then take on constructing a diagnosis plan, synthesizing data, and communicating your findings.

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At a Glance

Classes Begin
Jan 3
Format
Evening or Online
Term Length
10 Weeks
Admission
No GRE or GMAT
4 Course Certificate
Tuition
$12,256
Time
As few as 6 months
6 Course Certificate
Tuition
$18,384
Time
As few as 12 months
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University College is committed to educational access, and given the difficult circumstances currently impacting millions of people, we are waiving application fees.

Skills You'll Learn


Implement change initiatives


Develop a personal philosophy of organizational change


Create organizational assessments

Curriculum

Specialized Graduate Certificate in Organizational Development requires completion of 16 credit hours (4 courses).

All students are required to complete a zero-credit Student Success Course.

4
Concentration Courses

Sample Schedule

Finish a graduate certificate in as few as six months or take up to a year. Choose your time to completion to get a better sense of what your schedule will look like during your certificate program.

Time to Completion
Year 1 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
4-Course Certificate Classes 2 2 0 0
6-Course Certificate Classes 3 3 0 0

Interested in a master's degree?


Explore our Master of Science in Organizational Leadership with a concentration in Organizational Development.

Take a Course Before You Apply


We know how important it is to get started when you're ready and that's why you can enroll in a course before you officially apply.

Career Outcomes

Predicted outcomes for graduates of Organizational Development


The job outlook for training and development specialists is expected to grow 11% through 2030. One major factor for growth is due to the constant need for workplace training and education.


Innovations in training methods will continue as organizations use technology and social networks in their training programs.


Job prospects with experience developing online and mobile training programs will have a competitive edge.

Job Titles

Organizational Development Specialist
Professional Development Manager
Business Manager
Coach
Consultant
Trainer
Strategic Design Manager
Organizational Development Analyst

Training and Development Specialist Salary: National Average

$59,020
(U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

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Flexible Online Classes

Flexible Online Classes

We understand the demands of balancing work, friends and family, and school can be challenging. That's why at University College, you can complete your program entirely online. Our online learning platform makes it easy to work anywhere at any time.

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Accreditation & Associations

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Higher Learning Commission

University College programs maintain the highest level of accreditation offered by The Higher Learning Commission, one of the regional accrediting bodies recognized by the federal government. The University of Denver and all of its academic programs are regionally accredited by this commission, and regional accreditation is the highest standard for universities in the United States.

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