MAOP is an accelerated, highly interactive and outcome oriented program where students attain their 30 credit masters’ degree in 11 months for full time and two years for part time. It provides a sound theoretical foundation integrated with strong emphasis on practical applications. With in-depth skill-building and problem based learning experiences, the graduate will be equipped to effectively develop and steward organizational systems, teams and individuals in the context of uncertainty and change.
The program is built on multidisciplinary concepts drawn from the psychology of human behavior, organizational development, sociology and education. Students engage deeply in learning how to address organizational challenges through assessment, diagnostic models, interventions, and evaluations. With emphasis on the human side of organizations, the curriculum also includes psychological theories of individual, group, and systems level behavior using real world case studies and other applied projects to ensure learning is grounded in evidence based standards of practice. An experienced practitioner faculty combines academic scholarship with years of experience in the field to create a profound educational experience. Cohort groups create peer learning environment that fosters personal and professional growth. The program is designed to offer students the best practices in their interest area by combining academic knowledge and professional experience.