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Organizational Change Leadership MS (UW-Platteville)

Engineering, Architecture & Applied Tech

The Master of Science in Organizational Change Leadership program is designed for individuals who wish to cultivate their change leadership skills, drive positive change and enable organizational innovation. You'll explore the practical application of organizational leadership skills and develop expertise in critical thinking, decision-making, communication, conflict resolution, and creative problem solving.

The program offers three optional areas of emphasis:

Healthcare: Designed for those who currently work or wish to pursue a career in the ever-changing healthcare industry. Synthesize knowledge from coursework focused on managerial and change leadership concepts to gain the skills necessary to better serve as an effective change agent in various healthcare settings.

Project Management: Enhances your ability to lead change efforts by applying contemporary project management tools and techniques across three broad areas: organizing and initiating projects, planning projects, and performing projects. Discover how integrating the art of change leadership with the science of project management brings necessary and critical structure for effectively implementing change.

Human Resources: Coming soon, fall 2016!

Total credits required for completion: 30-39

Admission Requirements

The program doesn't require an entrance exam, such as the GRE or GMAT. To be considered for full admission, applicants should have:

  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally or nationally accredited institution that meets UW-Systems standards and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). International degrees are evaluated on an individual basis.
  • Have an overall undergraduate grade point average of 2.75 or above; or 2.90 on the last 60 credits from the degree-granting institution.
  • Students who do not qualify for admission in full standing may be admitted on trial enrollment. Trial enrollment admission status is to be used only in extraordinary cases. Admission as a trial enrollee must be justified by the admitting department and approved by the director of the School of Graduate Studies.
  • Applicants whose native language is not English must provide a copy of their Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL® Test) scoring report. Program admission requires a minimum score of 500 for the paper-based exam or 79 for the internet-based exam.

Degree-granting Institution


University of Wisconsin Platteville

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