Master of Science in Management: Organizational Design and Development

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The Master of Science in Management and Leadership with a concentration in Organizational Design and Development at Purdue University Global provides you with the change to build a deeper understanding of organizational and leadership processes. Get more details about this online graduate degree here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

From organizational decision-making to team management, the online Master of Science in Management and Leadership with a concentration in Organizational Design and Development at Purdue University Global is designed to address all aspects of organizational structure, leadership, and methodologies. You could expect to delve into such subjects as the role of leadership in organizational design, evaluation techniques for design plans, leadership practices in corporate environments, and coaching for performance improvement. You will be given the chance to create an organization design implementation plan in one of the concentration courses. The core curriculum emphasizes leadership and management theories and practices, with studies in employee motivation, goal setting, and leadership ethics.

What Are the Prerequisites?

Prior courses in business management and practices and familiarity with organizational theories could be helpful to those seeking to enroll in this master's degree program. Applicants to Purdue University Global's master degree programs should already have a bachelor's degree; some programs may have additional requirements.

What Are the Course Requirements?

The MS in Management and Leadership - Organizational Design and Development program at Purdue Global consists of 56 credits. This credit total reflects 40 core credits and 16 concentration credits.

Core Courses

Course CodeCourse Title
GB512Business Communications
GB520Strategic Human Resource Management
GM500Management Theories and Practices I
GM501Management Theories and Practices II
GM502Leadership Theory and Practice I
GM503Leadership Theory and Practice II
GM504Organizational Excellence and Change
GM505Action Research and Consulting Skills
GM506Strategic Financial Analysis
GM599Applied Research Project

Organizational Design and Development Concentration Courses

Course CodeCourse Title
GB542Training and Development
GB600Leadership Strategies for a Changing World
GM541Foundations of Organization Development
GM543Organization Diagnosis and Design

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

Once you have earned the MS in Management and Leadership degree in Organizational Design and Development from Purdue Global, you could have strengthened the skills needed to explore positions in business planning, operations, or human resources. You might oversee areas of budgeting, staff supervision, policy development, training program management, or regulatory compliance.

Positions you may be able to pursue include:

  • Human resources manager
  • Training and development manager
  • Employee relations specialist
  • Management analyst
  • Organizational development director