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Organization Development Certificate

Organization Development Certificate student

Virtual courses are currently under consideration. If classes become available online we will update this web site; for announcements please sign up for updates at the bottom of this page. You can still register for in-person courses that begin May 14th or later—check out courses below for upcoming dates. 


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

ExperienceChange™ Simulation (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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