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Graduate Certificate in Organizational Development


In today's competitive economy, organizations need to understand the process and dynamics of change to keep pace. This certificate focuses on the goals and ethics of Organizational Development, providing the knowledge, skills, and abilities to enable organizations to improve effectiveness, enhance performance, and develop employees at all levels.

Graduates of this program are likely to be employed in human resources management. (SOC code 13-1073.00)

Admission Requirements & Application

Individuals wishing to apply for admission into the graduate certificate program in Organizational Development must have completed a Bachelor’s degree and must satisfy the following:

  • Completed application; Apply online

  • Nonrefundable $35 application fee; Checks made payable to Mount St. Mary's University

  • Submit all transcript(s) from accredited institutions

  • Must satisfy one of the following:

    • 2.75 minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average, or;

    • Five full years of relevant, professional business experience (résumé required), or;

    • 500 minimum score on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)


Program Details

The organizational development certificate program consists of five graduate courses (15 academic credits) that may also be applied toward a Master's degree in business administration by completing additional courses (22 academic credits). All courses are offered on an accelerated basis, meeting one night a week, 6-9:30 p.m., over 8 weeks at our Frederick Campus.

 
16300 Old Emmitsburg Road | Emmitsburg, MD 21727
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Frederick Campus | 5350 Spectrum Drive | Frederick, MD 21703
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