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Ph.D. in Education and Human Resource Studies About the Organizational Learning, Performance and Change Specialization

The Organizational Learning, Performance and Change Ph.D. program is designed to prepare you for roles and responsibilities as a research professor at a major university or as a leader in business, industry, government, military, medical, and nonprofit organizations.

You’ll gain cutting-edge skills for research, as well as unique practical and consulting skills. You’ll leave the program equipped to understand workplaces on a deeper level, and to enhance them with long-lasting solutions.

Be a Catalyst for Change

You’ll learn to examine individual roles, groups, and processes in organizations, then to develop and implement effective change solutions. And because the program is designed for working professionals, you’ll be able to apply what you learn immediately to your current workplace, influencing change before you graduate.

Prepare for a Faculty Role

Throughout the course of this program, you’ll develop a program of research, submit papers to research conferences and present your work, publish your work in academic journals, explain how your research influences practice, and engage in scholarly debate, critique, and support of your peers’ research.

You’ll learn from faculty with diverse academic, corporate, and consulting experience. Our faculty are internationally recognized as leaders in the field, and offer perspectives and research interests that will help to cement your learning through real-world examples and experiences.

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Our Graduate Programs Coordinator can answer any questions you have.

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Our graduate programs have slightly different application requirements. Get all the details for your application here.

There are a number of funding opportunities available for our graduate programs.

Tips and timelines for what to expect on your doctoral journey.

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