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Master of Science in Organizational Development

Master of Science in Organizational Development

HR leaders aren’t born … they’re educated. They pursue career-changing degree programs, such as an organizational development degree online, to prepare for leadership opportunities. Are you looking for an online master’s degree program to help you pursue your leadership goals in Human Resources?

At ACU Online, we have your program – the Master of Science in Organizational Development.  

By incorporating communication, conflict resolution, psychology and business/management sciences, ACU’s online Master of Science in Organizational Development program offers a focused yet flexible plan of study for leaders in all organizations. You’ll also learn to integrate faith to further enhance your ability to lead, administer, and manage human resources.   

Ready to be a part of this life-changing profession? Contact ACU today to learn more.

We understand the cost of graduate school can be overwhelming, which is why ACU offers a variety of financial assistance to qualifying students, including our new ACU Online Achievement Award. Learn more about this new scholarship and other financial aid options here.

Program Overview

Credit hours 36
Degree Master of Science
Program length 24 months
Tracks N/A


You will take courses such as:

  • Intercultural Communication
  • Training and Development
  • Persuasion and Social Change
  • Leading Organizational Change
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  • Human Resources Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Negotiation and Mediation
  • Managing Conflict in the Workplace

What outcomes can you expect from your online master’s degree in organizational development?

  • Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Chief Operations Officer
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Training and Development Manager
  • Medical and Health Services Manager
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Admission Requirements

  • Application and $50 processing fee
  • Transcripts from accredited undergraduate degree
  • GPA 3.0, probationary status may be granted
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A purpose statement (2 pages, double-spaced, typed)
  • Current resume

See full ACU online graduate catalog, including admission requirements here.
For a comprehensive list of admission requirements for your organizational development program online, please contact a Graduate Advisor.

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Ready to Be a Part?

We’re eager to see not only what you can accomplish with an ACU education, but how your unique perspective can enrich your fellow classmates and ACU as a whole.