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MS in Organization Development

Read first-hand accounts about the renowned Master of Science in Organization Development (MSOD) program at the Pepperdine Graziadio School. MSOD students write about their unique learning experiences, international sessions, and personal takes on the relevant issues regarding organization development today.

Giuseppe Nespoli

Giuseppe Nespoli, MSOD '17

Two Tales of a City

Giuseppe utilizes his OD skills to design traditional and innovative techniques, creating a collaborative space to empower students to learn.

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Maegan Scott, MSOD

Maegan Scott, MSOD '17

The Powerful Story of You, Transformed

"To be an agent of change, to use oneself as an instrument of change, one needs to have clarity on one's strengths, baggage, and blind spots; on what makes you uniquely powerful."

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Tony Petrella OD

Tony Petrella, MSOD '75

Utilizing Systems Theory within Organization Development (Video)

"You shouldn’t have to leave part of who you are to your personal world. You should be able to bring your full sensibility, your emotions, and your feelings [to work], and deal with that in a constructive way. Learn how to be authentic."

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Gabriel Lockwood

Gabriel Lockwood, MSOD '16

A Recipe for Met Needs à la Française

"With our minds and hearts primed to observe and experience what we saw with openness and a spirit of inquiry, every moment had the potential to be a rich learning experience."

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Giuseppe Nespoli

Matthew Barbour

Paving the Path to Pepperdine

The MSOD program at Pepperdine felt like a natural fit for Matthew due to his desire to help others and seek new opportunities.

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