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2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
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Graduate Certificate in Organizational Development (OD)

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The Graduate Certificate in Organizational Development is a five-course (15 credit hours) curriculum designed to prepare professionals who understand and apply organizational development techniques and strategies in ways that lead to greater organizational effectiveness. Individuals entering the OD field or current OD professionals or consultants will find this certificate program beneficial.

Gainful Employment Information

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet the following requirements

  • Complete a Graduate Application
  • Submit official transcripts from all previously attended colleges/universities (EMU alums do no need to request official transcripts).
  • Have earned a four-year baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution, or an equivalent degree from a non-U.S. institution.
  • A minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale, or 3.0 in the last half of the undergraduate program.
  • Submit a signed “Gainful Employment Statement” with the graduate application.

The GMAT is not required for the graduate certificate programs.

International Applicants | International applicants must meet the Graduate School’s minimum requirements. See International Admissions for additional information. Please be aware that students with non-U.S. post-secondary credentials must submit an evaluation of their international transcripts from the Educational Perspectives (EP) credential evaluation service (edperspective.org/emich).

Transfer Credit | A maximum of three graduate credit hours may be transferred to a College of Business graduate certificate in an area of specialization. Please view the course description for required prerequisite.

Department Information

Management, College of Business

Fraya Wagner-Marsh, Ph.D., SPHR, GPHR, SHRM-SCP | Department Head | 466 Owen | 734.487.3240 | fwagnerm@emich.edu

Advisor Information

Fraya Wagner-Marsh, Ph.D., SPHR, GPHR, SHRM-SCP | 466 Owen | 734.487.3240 | fwagnerm@emich.edu

Degree Requirements: 15 hours

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