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    100% Online
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Important: Not accepting applications

The graduate certificate in organizational consulting and change has been placed in abeyance while the department retools the curriculum. Applications are not being accepted at this time. Prospective students who would like to receive notification of the change in status of this program are strongly encouraged to complete the request for information form.


An online graduate certificate in organizational consulting and change from MU can help you gain a deeper understanding of the challenges of people and organizations, particularly in the public and nonprofit sectors. If you want to learn models for conflict resolution, strategic planning, executive coaching, team building and organizational diagnosis and assessment, this may be the certificate for you.

Nine-week courses

Courses are offered in a 9-week format, allowing you to finish in one year. The program:

  • Emphasizes the dynamic and non-linear nature of change 
  • Explores in depth the role of a change agent 
  • Focuses on multiple levels of analyses of change 
  • Gives you the opportunity to analyze organizations and communities in the field or through case studies 
  • Stresses the action-research and psychodynamic orientation of change

This certificate is designed for practicing or aspiring organizational researchers, consultants and students of organizational psychology. You may earn credit hours as a stand-alone credential or earn the certificate concurrently with the online master of public affairs.

What's it like to take a program online?

  • Earn a quality education online

    With more than 100 online programs to choose from across our four campuses, our online students have incredible access to career-advancing education. Our online courses are developed and taught by the same excellent faculty and instructors who teach the courses on campus. Whether you’re looking for an undergraduate education, graduate education, or a certificate program to further your career, one of our four campuses has an option to fit your needs.

  • Learning that fits your schedule

    Online learning provides students with the flexibility and freedom to attend classes whenever and wherever you are, in a way that is convenient for you. You can save time and money by being able to continue working and by avoiding relocation, travel and commuting costs. Courses must be completed in scheduled time frames, but in most cases, you can log in and complete course work whenever doing so best fits your schedule. Online education means learning on your terms – not the other way around.

  • Service you expect from a renowned University

    Our goal is to provide our online students with an excellent academic experience, without forcing you to make sacrifices in other areas of your life.

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