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Organization Development Certificate

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All IN-PERSON professional development courses through August 31 have been cancelled or moved online. Courses that are available virtually are denoted with
"Online Option" in the course title. 

Organization Development is geared toward improving both performance and people in the workplace. This certificate program will spotlight your role as a leader and change agent and help you achieve organizational results.

  • Lead individual change and team intervention strategies
  • Become skilled at advanced coaching techniques
  • Manage enterprise-wide change management
  • Learn how to apply processes and tools in your organization.

 Video: Organization Development Testimonials



Organization Development Certificate Courses

Required Courses (54 contact hours) Cost
Fundamentals of Organization Development - Online Option (12 hours) $845
In-Depth Coaching: Lead Individual Change Interventions - Online Option (12 hours) $845
Lead Successful Team Intervention Strategies - Online Option (12 hours) $845
Successfully Lead Enterprise-Wide Change Management - Online Option (12 hours) $845

ExperienceChange™ Simulation - Online Option (6 hours)

This course is a capstone and is designed to give you the opportunity to test out the knowledge and skills you have gained throughout the certificate program.

Note: Students enrolled in the Organization Development Certificate prior to 2/7/2020 are not required to take this course in order to receive their final certificate, however, these students are encouraged to register for the capstone.


Not interested in a certificate? Courses can be taken individually. See the full list of professional development courses.

Organization Development Digital Badge

Professional Certificate
Digital Badges

The College is now offering digital badges with the completion of a professional development certificate. Learn more about digital badges.

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