UT Dallas 2018 Graduate Catalog

Naveen Jindal School of Management

Master of Science in Leadership and Organizational Development

36 semester credit hours minimum


Clinical Professors: William Hefley, Robert Hicks, Van Latham

Senior Lecturers: Steven Solcher

Degree Requirements

The Master of Science in Leadership and Organizational Development at the Naveen Jindal School of Management is a 36 semester credit hours degree program that focuses on the motivational determinants of leadership, organizational diagnosis, and interventions. The program also explores key issues associated with leadership and human systems to conduct planned interventions, using behavioral-science knowledge that will increase an organization's effectiveness and health. Students acquire knowledge of leadership and organizational development concepts while using inclusive methodologies and approaches to build strategic planning, organization design, leadership development, change management, performance management, coaching and team building.

To apply for this degree program, an undergraduate degree is required (all majors are considered). Students must maintain a 3.0 grade-point average (GPA) in both core courses and in aggregate courses to qualify for the MS degree.

Course Requirements

Core Courses: 12 semester credit hours

OB 6301 Organizational Behavior

OB 6334 Foundations of Organizational Development

OB 6346 Leading Organizational Change

OB 6348 Leadership Concepts and Practices

Elective Courses: 24 semester credit hours

BPS 6332 Strategic Leadership

OB 6331 Power and Politics in Organizations

OB 6337 Motivational Leadership in Organizations

OB 6342 Organizational Diagnosis

OB 6344 Organizational Development: Bridging Theory and Practice

OB 6345 The Dynamics of Interpersonal Relationships

OB 6355 Capstone in Organizational Behavior and Coaching

OB 6V99 Special Topics in Organizational Behavior: Small Group Dynamics


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