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EMOD Advantages

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