Aubrey Wang, Ph.D.
The Organization Development and Leadership (ODL) M.S. from Saint Joseph’s University is designed for professionals who want to lead change and create company culture. Offered on campus or online with four concentration options including diversity, belonging and inclusion, this 24-month master's program is an affordable $905 per credit.
Our experiential learning format allows you to immediately apply classroom learning in the workplace. Class sizes are small and offer interactive experiences with engaging and challenging projects and activities. You’ll be a part of a rich and vibrant learning community.
Start today and take classes on campus, online or both.
$102,640 is the average salary for training and development managers
The complexities of today's organizations require leaders who understand how to motivate, train and retain employees and shape workplace culture.
The M. S. in Organizational Development and Leadership covers leadership, organization change, adult learning and training, talent development, organizational psychology, organization development, diversity, equity and inclusion and personal self-development.
The Organization Development and Leadership M.S. at Saint Joseph's now offers a concentration Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging. Take courses on leading inclusive conversations, social identity and belonging, and applying diversity work in the workplace. With this concentration, you'll be empowered to develop partnerships, create change within an institution, and understand methods for implementing and evaluating DIB initiatives.
Designed for busy professionals, the M.S. in Organizational Development and Leadership is designed to be flexible, with online, on-campus and hybrid models.
With a Master's in Organization Development and Leadership, you will be prepared to take on leadership roles within your company, including:
The program's experiential learning format allows you to immediately apply classroom learning in the workplace. Class sizes are small and offer interactive experiences with engaging and challenging projects and activities designed to enhance your education.
You’ll be a part of a rich and vibrant learning community that will become a valuable network for you long after graduation. You'll also benefit from studying at a university situated in Philadelphia, one of the nation's largest cities offering countless job opportunities.
Our graduates frequently report promotions and opportunities for career advancement after graduation.
Fall, Spring, Summer
|Credits & Concentrations|
Organization Dynamics and Leadership: 36 credits
Organizational Psychology and Development: 36 credits
Talent Development and Leadership (formerly Adult Learning and Training): 36 credits
Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging: 36 credits
9 credits per semester
|Part-time||6 credits or less per semester|
|Tuition||$905 per credit (2020-2021)|
|Average Class Size||12-16 students|
|Average Work Experience|
Work experience varies depending on concentration.
Organizational Dynamics and Leadership: 8+ years of post-undergraduate work experience
Organizational Psychology and Development: 0-2 years of post-undergraduate work experience
Adult Learning and Training: 2+ years of post-undergraduate work experience
Diversity Belonging and Inclusion: 2+ years work experience
|Jobs in ODL||Vice president, director, manager, partner or specialist in Human Resources, Executive Coaching, Change Management, Organization Development, Training, Learning, and Change Management|
|Housing||While most of our graduate students commute, there are resources available for those interested in living on-campus or in near-by off-campus housing.|
|Graduate assistantships||Graduate assistantships are offered on a limited basis. Please contact the program director for availability.|
*note - discounts cannot be combined.
|Veterans||SJU is a yellow ribbon school that accepts GI education benefits. Our Office of Veterans Service can help you access and understand your benefits.|