Nov 29, 2021  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [Current Academic Year] 
    
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [Current Academic Year]

Organizational Development [Graduate Certificate]


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.

Program Admission


Graduate School Application

After reviewing the admission requirements below, please select the appropriate application. The University is transitioning application platforms; pay close attention when selecting the application below.

The program you are applying to may not accept applicants every semester.

For additional information regarding the application process, please see Graduate Admissions or International Admissions.

Admission Requirements

Minimum Graduate School Requirements

A four-year baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or an equivalent degree from a non-U.S. institution. In addition, 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, is required for full admission. Applicants who do not meet minimum admission requirements may be considered for conditional admission. See International Admissions for international applicant requirements.

Department Information


Management | Joy Beatty, Ph.D., Department Head | 304 Hill Hall, 734.487.3240, jbeatty9@emich.edu​

Advisor Information


Fraya Wagner-Marsh, Ph.D., SPHR, GPHR, SHRM-SCP, 102 Hill Hall, 734.487.6716, fwagnerm@emich.edu

Degree Requirements: 15 hours


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 prerequisite.