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Organizational Management (M.Ed.)

The Master of Education in Organizational Management is a 36-credit program designed for professionals from all types of organizations that are facing reform and change in the way they currently operate.

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Program Overview

  • On campus and Online
  • Earn your degree in 16 months
  • Specializations in Higher Education, General Management, and Non-Profit Management
  • Classes run continuously every 6 weeks
  • Appointments available Monday - Friday

The program of study addresses the methods and techniques of enhancing performance in organizations of all sizes and prepares students for management positions in both non-profits and the private sector, in the fields of human resources, education, health care administration, government agencies, human services libraries and museums.  It also deals with the development of people and processes critical to organizations. 

This program is based on the belief that learning leads to change, and those organizations with the ability to learn continuously will be successful in uncertain and changing environments. The courses emphasize individual and team-based learning; the identification and development of competencies that are important for the achievement of organizational objectives. Forms of organizational leadership that encourage and support the new application of learning in a variety of enterprises are also emphasized.

Program delivery is offered both in the classroom and online. Classroom courses are offered in the evening, 6:00 – 10:00 pm, one night a week. Online courses are delivered in an asynchronous format.

Admission Requirements
  1. Application and non-refundable $50 application fee
  2. 250-500 word essay explaining your professional goals, and reasons for seeking the degree
  3. Official transcripts of undergraduate and graduate course work
  4. Two letters of recommendation
  5. Official score on either the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or Graduate Record Exam (GRE)
  6. Personal interview

Program of Study

Core Courses for the Standard Program
OM 501 Introduction to Organizational Management 3 cr.
OM 509 Ethics and Emotional Intelligence 3 cr.
OM 512 Marketing and Branding Organizations 3 cr.
OM 537 Operational and Financial Analysis 3 cr.
OM 517 Leading Organizational Change 3 cr.
OM 518 Trends in Technology 3 cr.
OM 568 Organizational Metrics 3 cr.
OM 520 Talent Management 3 cr.
Total 24 cr.

General Management Specialization Courses
OM 563 Research Strategies 3 cr.
OM 565 Project Management 3 cr.
OM 566 Creativity and Innovation 3 cr.
OM 567 Negotiation and Conflict 3 cr.
Total 12 cr.

OR

Non-Profit Management Specialization Courses
OMNP 550 Managing the Non-Profit 3 cr.
OMNP 560 Marketing and Fundraising in Non-Profits 3 cr.
OMNP 570 Non-Profit Leadership 3 cr.
OMNP 580 Strategy for Non-Profits 3 cr.
Total 12 cr.

OR

Higher Education Specialization Courses
OM 506 Introduction to Higher Education 3 cr.
OM 514 Learning Environments and Concepts 3 cr.
OM 540 Assessment and Outcomes in Higher Education 3 cr.
OM 525 Student Affairs in Higher Education 3 cr.
Total 12 cr.

Total Program 


36 cr.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Articulate a leadership theory for application in their professional field.
  2. Apply research skills to learn and develop advanced knowledge in their professional field.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge and skills in broad array of topics affecting organizations (i.e. non-profits, secondary/private school administration, and human resource professional).
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Colleen Burke; '11; Danvers, MA; M.Ed. in Organizational Management
"I loved the flexibility of the blended course schedule and the course content. Having had over 6 years of work experience, including 5 years' experience in Higher Education, the content was applicable and gave great insight into a managerial role."