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MS in Organization Development

Olutosin Burrell, SPA/MS '14
Program Overview

At A Glance

Site: Washington, DC
International Residency Options: Johannesburg, South Africa & Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Duration: Approximately 20-21 months
Schedule: 11 graduate courses taken sequentially that meet once per month in a 3-day weekend format, including 3 experiential residencies.

Next Cohorts

Cohort 80 begins January 11, 2020

Cohort 81 begins August 8, 2020


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For nearly 40 years, the AU MSOD Program has transformed over 1,800 graduates from able professionals to exceptional leaders. Our graduates are business executives and non-profit managers, consultants and entrepreneurs, community activists and federal employees - each with a deeply personal perspective on success in the 21st century.

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Voices of Change

SPA's Master of Science in Organization Development presents a new podcast pilot series.

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Admissions Information Sessions

Cohort 80 begins January 11, 2019. The general application deadline for Cohort 80 is October 15, 2019. Admissions interviews are scheduled shortly after an application is marked complete and are typically conducted in-person or via Skype or Zoom.

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