PsyD in Organization Development: Curriculum

PROGRAM DURATION

Students enter the Organization Development PsyD program with a master’s degree in the social or behavioral sciences and complete the 66 unit part-time program in three years. Students take courses once a month in a weekend format. Most students begin the program in Spring, however, students who wish to enroll in the Fall do so in consultation with the Program Director.

APPLIED RESEARCH

Students in the Organization Development PsyD program use organizational psychology concepts and practices as an approach to their doctoral dissertation projects. Students contribute to the literature in the field and conduct comprehensive studies aimed at increasing individual, group or organizational effectiveness.

CURRICULUM PLAN

Course sequence may be subject to change.

First Year (22 units)

ORG 6005 – Introduction to Scholar-Practitioner Model (2 units)

ORG 6012 – Research Design (3 units)

ORG 7330 – Cultural Diversity in Organizations (3 units)

ORG 7350 – Organizational Theory & Systems (3 units)

ORG 7503 – Leadership (3 units)

ORG 7525 – Organizational Change & Development (3 units)

ORG 7710 – Organizational Ethics & Social Responsibility (3 units)

ORG 8800 – Advanced Seminar in Organizational Psychology (2 units)                           

Second Year (22 units)

ORG 6031 – Qualitative Research Methods (3 units)  

ORG 7405 – Sustainability & Organizational Systems (3 units)

ORG 7408 – Conflict Management (3 units)

ORG 8220 – Human Resource Management (3 units)

ORG 8515 – Globalization & International Organizational Development (3 units)

ORG 8800 – Advanced Seminar in Organizational Psychology (4 units)

ORG 9410 – Field Placement in Organizational Psychology (1 unit)

ORG 9921 – Advanced PsyD Dissertation Project (2 units)

Third Year (22 units)

ORG 6410 – Group Processes & Team Interventions (3 units)

ORG 7235 – Principles & Practices of Consultation (2 units)

ORG 7540 – Managing Transitions: Individual and Organizational (2 units)

ORG 7610 – Organizational Consulting Skill Development (3 units)

ORG 7670 – Coaching and Mentoring Skill Development (3 units)

ORG 8505 – Organizational Engagement (2 units)

ORG 9410 – Field Placement in Organizational Psychology (3 units)

ORG 9921 – Advanced PsyD Dissertation Project (2 units)   

ORG 9922 – Advanced PsyD Dissertation Project (2 units)

Concentration Courses:

Organizational Change & Sustainability (10 units)

ORG 7405: Sustainability & Organizational Systems (3 units)

ORG 8505: Organizational Engagement (2 units)

ORG 8515: Globalization & International Organization Development (3 units)

ORG 7540: Managing Transitions: Individual and Organizational (2 units)