What is a Master's Degree in Organizational Learning?
The Organizational Learning, Performance, and Change specialization is designed to equip you to make a strong impact on your organization’s people and processes. You’ll be able to apply your new skills to individuals, teams, systems, and processes. At your organization – or as a consultant – you are the catalyst for strategic improvements, optimizing workforce and business.
This program includes an application component. This is critical to moving you from knowledge to action. You’ll be prepared for real-world human capital and organizational performance issues. You’ll have access to organizations to experiment with the tools and techniques you learn in class. See the results first-hand and learn to adjust your thinking to meet challenges.
Is Organizational Learning right for you?
You might already work in a role that requires you to think creatively and holistically about solving issues within the organization.
- In management: human resource, business, or operations?
- In training, learning, or other skills-development roles?
- Advising or consulting?
- A small business owner?
- In administration: education, healthcare, or nonprofit?
Does your background include psychology, business, or sociology? Do you work in industries such as energy, engineering, education, or healthcare? Or perhaps you are in a different role or industry altogether, looking to become an engaged problem-solver.
M.Ed. in Education and Human Resource Studies Curriculum
Organizational Learning, Performance, and Change Specialization
Frequently Asked Questions
How does online learning work in this program?
Students lead online discussions, allowing you to interact with your peers in moderated groups. Faculty leverage these discussions, along with lectures, and related readings and research, to help you learn the theory behind the principles. Assignments and projects are designed to allow you to put theory to work in real-world situations.
This program offers some flexibility for you to pursue specific content areas that meet your long-term career goals, while providing core curricula that give each student the same strong foundation in the industry.
How long will it take me to finish?
This program is 33 credits; all courses are 12 weeks long. A full credit load is two courses per semester.
Once admitted, you can begin the program in the fall or spring semester. Starting in the fall allows you to finish in two years; starting in the spring allows you to finish in 2.5 years.
Can I keep working while I’m a student?
Yes! In fact, every admitted student must have access to an organization to analyze challenges and issues within a workplace setting to satisfy applied learning activities and assignments throughout the program.