The Master of Arts in Organizational Change Leadership (OCL) is designed to address one of the most critical and sought after competencies required in today’s organizations— the ability to lead effective change. Designed for a diverse assemblage of individuals working in a variety of organizations and industry sectors, this competency-grounded program combines research, theory and practice to build capacities to effectively lead and develop individuals, groups and organizations in an age of globalization. With a Western Michigan University degree in organizational change leadership, you will join other forward-thinking professionals who are setting new standards of excellence in change leadership. Connect with a group of professionals working in a variety of organizations who are studying and practicing methods that make the change process run smoother, smarter, faster and more efficiently. Learn more.
Note: Admissions to the PHD-EHD with an emphasis on Organizational Change Leadership are currently on hold.
The College of Education and Human Development offers a Doctor of Philosophy in Education and Human Development (PHD-EHD) with an emphasis on Organization Change Leadership. The PHD-EHD degree allows incoming students with a master’s degree to further their education and training in the field of organizational change leadership. The program prepares students to be the next generation of organizational change leaders and scholars by focusing on coursework in organizational theory and research, organizational change research methods and organizational practice interventions. This work, in addition to a range of related and applicable electives, develops a knowledge and skill base within students that helps them to reach their career goals. Learn more.