University of San Francisco

School of Management

Master of Science in Organization Development


6120 Stoneridge Mall Road #150

Pleasanton, CA 94588

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Organization Development

Format: Campus

Program Description:

University of San Francisco’s Master of Science in Organization Development (MSOD) program prepares you to assume leadership roles in the transformation of organizations, through an emphasis on both academic rigor and ethical practice. Discover the relevant theory and interdisciplinary knowledge so that you can assume a leadership role in your organization. Gain a comprehensive grounding in organizational activity, successfully lead change initiatives, and effectively participate in people and change management.

The MSOD program integrates, synthesizes, and evaluates theories from the fields of organizational behavior, organization theory, change leadership, group dynamics, and communication. As a student, you’ll learn relevant theory, gain interdisciplinary knowledge, and develop practical skills in organizational assessment, diagnosis, intervention, and evaluation. This program meets the standards recommended by the Division of Organizational Development and Change of the Academy of Management.

USF's MSOD program is offered at University of San Francisco's Downtown Campus and East Bay Campus.  Classes are taught on weeknights and/or weekends to accommodate the schedules of working professionals.


USF is a founding member of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and has been accredited by WASC since the 1940s.

International Student Requirements:

International applicants must submit TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE Academic (as applicable).

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 32

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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