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  • Program Overview

    M.S. in Organizational Behavior and Learning (36 Credits)

    The Master of Science in Organizational Behavior and Learning is a 36-credit program that explores how people act in individual, group, and institutional settings. Our curriculum includes perspectives from psychology, sociology, education, communication, and leadership studies to provide students with a nuanced understanding of how organizations work. What sets our program apart is its inquiry-based, data-driven approach to studying organizational issues. With an emphasis on applied learning and systems thinking, students will be able to: leverage this conceptual foundation; apply knowledge of data systems to solve people and cultural problems; cultivate, inspire, and lead diverse talent; and create the conditions necessary for positive organizational change. This program is ideal for a “people person” who wants to set the conditions for institutional success in the contemporary workplace. 



    • Gain practical skills to effectively manage and lead change 

    • Learn how to shape culture in the workplace through micro- and macro- actions

    • Infuse social justice into workplace setting and culture

    • Invoke data to inform decision making to improve quality and performance



    Additional features: 

    • Asynchronous online instruction

    • Designed for working professionals

    • Flexible enrollment

    • Courses meet in 6 week modules

    • Flexible and affordable 


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  • Curriculum

    Admission Requirements

    All candidates must apply online at:

    Applicants should submit the following to Graduate Admissions, Endicott College, 376 Hale Street, Beverly, MA 01915

    • Non-refundable $50.00 application fee (check made payable to Endicott College, cash or online) Application fee waived for veteran and military students;
    • Two letters of recommendation (one academic reference and one professional reference);
    • Official transcripts of all post-secondary academic work sent directly from the institution(s) including confirmation of undergraduate degree, date confirmed, and any other graduate work;
    • Essay of 250-500 words on career goals and motivation for graduate study;
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for all students whose native language is not English; minimum score of 550 (paper-based) or 79 (iBT) is required. The institutional code for Endicott College is 3369. Endicott also accepts an IELTS score of 6.0 or better;
    • All admissions requirements must be satisfied in order to be formally accepted in a degree program. Students must be formally admitted to a program before the completion of six Endicott credits.

    International Applicants for Graduate Admission
    Endicott College welcomes and encourages applicants from around the world. International applicants are required to hold a college or university degree equivalent to a four-year American baccalaureate degree. Educational documents in a foreign language are required to be translated into English. All transcripts and translations of transcripts must be official originals and must show courses completed, grades received, grading scale, duration of study, degree or diploma received, and the date conferred. Endicott College reserves the right to request verification of the credentials by an external agency.

    International applicants must submit current TOEFL scores when their native language is not English or when their baccalaureate transcript is not from an institution where English is the language of instruction. Once students have been admitted as degree candidates, Endicott College will send detailed instructions about the process for acquiring an Endicott-sponsored student visa.

    Program of Study

    OB 510 Group Dynamics
    OB 509 Ethics and Emotional Intelligence
    OB 501 Fundamentals of Organizational Behavior
    OB 517 Organizational Behavior and Change
    OB 505 Social Psychology
    OB 537 Operational & Financial Strategies
    OB 540 Introduction to Quantitative Research and Data Analysis
    OB 520 Adult Learning in Applied Settings
    OB 530 Mixed Methods Research
    OB 566 Creativity & Innovation
    OB 568 Evaluation in Learning Performance
    OB 590 Capstone

    Total Degree Requirements: 36 credits

Organizational Behavior and Learning (M.S)

36 Credit Program
1-2 Years to complete
$570 Per Credit