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Organization Development and Change: Analytics

Graduate Credit Certificate Program

William J. Rothwell
310B Keller Building
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: 814-863-2581
Fax: 814-863-8532

The focus of this certificate program is for students to learn about the use of analytical tools and approaches as they apply to organization development and change initativbes. This includes approaches to evaluating organization development (OD) and consulting services; assessing and feeding back data in organization development; and use of labor supply models to evaluate investments. To be awarded the Certificate in Organization Development and Change: Analytics, students must successfully complete 12 credits of coursework in the required courses listed below.

Admission Requirements:

An applicant for the graduate certificate program must hold either (1) a bachelor's degree from a U.S. regionally accredited institution or (2) a postsecondary degree that is equivalent to a U.S. baccalaureate degree earned from an officially recognized degree-granting international institution. Additionally, all international applicants must meet the Graduate School's English proficiency requirements.

Required Courses

WF ED 572 Foundations in Organization Development and Change (3)
WF ED 585 Appraising Organization Change and Development and Consulting (3)
WF ED 582 Assessing Data: Organizational Diagnosis (3)
WF ED 543 Evaluation of Investments in Workforce Education and Development (3)

Effective Semester: Spring 2016

Expiration Semester: Spring 2021


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