What is Organization Development?
Bowling Green State University's Master of Organization Development program defines Organization Development as the application of behaviorally-sound processes for the purpose of increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of individuals and organizations.
Why get a Master’s Degree?
Today’s exceedingly competitive global business environment elevates the importance of education, and a master’s degree is becoming more essential to career success than ever before. A graduate degree typically provides more job flexibility, more responsibility, faster promotions, and higher compensation.
Why the BGSU Executive Master of Organization Development (EMOD)?
The EMOD program provides graduates with a solid foundation in a variety of areas. Students gain the use of tools to improve performance of individuals and organizations. These competencies include:
- Leading for organizational success
- Enhancing individual and group effectiveness
- Building strategic organizations
- Diagnosing organizational issues
- Measuring and analyzing for results
- Collaborating for change
- Engaging whole systems for large scale change
- Managing strategic human resources
As a manager, a BGSU EMOD can provide you with the following skills:
- Recognizing and understanding a gap in performance
- Analyzing to identify root cause
- Creating and implementing a plan to correct root cause
- Measuring the effectiveness of the plan
- Adjusting and moving on to the next issue
What are some benefits to the BGSU EMOD?
While there are many benefits to choosing BGSU’s EMOD program, the following is a list of some of the more popular advantages our students enjoy:
- Unique curriculum from other organization development related programs
- Earn a master’s degree in only 18 months
- Create an extensive network of contacts
- Study within a cohort-based class schedule which allows for the building of lasting relationships and extensive networking among students
- Program fosters an overall business orientation which applies to both profit and non-profit organizations within a variety of industries
- Accredited by AACSB-International: only 20% of graduate programs worldwide meet these high standards