MS in Organization Development
Graziadio Masters Programs
Designed for experienced professionals, the Pepperdine University Master of Science in Organization Development (MSOD) prepares leaders in the art and science of managing strategic change.
Our MSOD incorporates online learning with face-to-face intensives and has earned an international reputation as the premier organizational education graduate program in the field and as an innovator of experiential learning. Review the MSOD admissions guidelines and request more information today to learn more about our organizational development program.
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Why a Pepperdine MSOD?
Our MSOD program consists of six, face-to-face intensive courses in the U.S. and abroad:
With our MSOD curriculum, learn the latest in how to drive organization change that incorporates sustainability, globalization, agility, complexity theory, and advancements in neuroscience.
Applied Research Project
Some programs offer internships. Pepperdine students work directly in the field to gain invaluable hands-on experience both domestically and abroad. In three practicum sessions, students conduct fieldwork with real organizations and managers. Faculty and experienced alumni work with student teams and challenge them to take their practice to a higher level.
Through cohorts and team projects, Pepperdine students build a strong network of OD colleagues that endures long after graduation. Today, more than 1,200 MSOD alumni distinguish themselves as agents of positive change in organizations around the world.
Collaborate with world-class faculty and thought leaders who lead in the organization development field as both practitioners and researchers. They have real-life experience from leading successful change in a broad range of multinational Fortune 500 companies and organizations. Our faculty speaks to you directly from their professional experience.