Graduate Certificate in Organizational Development
University of Southern Maine

Program Details

The Graduate Certificate in Organizational Development, an online organizational leadership degree, is a combination of organization studies and leadership theories.  The curriculum emphasizes organization development technologies, practical skills, and application using behavioral-science knowledge.  Learn to manage diversity and social justice in a way that creates a positive learning environment and to think critically about human systems.  In addition to leading organizational changes and building relationships, students also develop skills in:

  • Adult training and development design and delivery
  • Data collection methods
  • Process consultation and observation

This program allows you to improve your knowledge, skills, and career without entering a master’s degree program.  However, if you wish, these credits can be applied toward a master’s degree in Leadership Studies.

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Southern Maine is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent