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Practical Leadership for Changing Times

The Master of Science in Organization Development and Leadership (MODL) at Saint Joseph's University is designed for professionals who want to lead change and achieve outstanding results in today's complex organizations. This innovative program allows students to earn their advanced degree in as little as two years, all while working full time and staying competitive in their field.

Students in Saint Joseph’s online MODL program learn the importance of leadership and its styles, competencies, and approaches. Our curriculum allows students to test effective leadership skills and qualities that are a best practice among successful organizations.

You may be wondering, what skills would I practice and implement out in the workforce? With our Master’s in Organization Development and Leadership degree, you will apply your knowledge to changing management styles, improving organization efficiency, performance management, and helping employees maintain a healthy work and life balance. All of these skills will better your future workplace as all organizations require outstanding leadership and fearlessness when implementing change for the better.

The Saint Joseph’s learning environment provides an innovative online classroom environment and our professors guide you to become a qualified leader in the industry of your choice.

The MODL program at Saint Joseph's University has been the choice of working adult students interested in leadership, organizational change and personal self-development since 1988. It is now being made available to students nationally and internationally in this on-line interactive format. Like the on campus program, the online format offers professionals the unique opportunity to earn an advanced degree while advancing their careers regardless of one's geographic location.

Why the Leadership program at Saint Joseph’s University?

We believe on campus or online, learning is experiential and leadership is about relationships. If you are looking to just read textbooks, listen to lectures and view power points this program is not for you.

As a private, Jesuit institution, Saint Joseph’s University students use their skills and knowledge to promote tolerance, compassion, and social justice. The Saint Joseph’s University environment allows students to reflect and choose their choices that impact their academic and professional careers.

In the Saint Joseph’s University’s Leadership Master's program you will receive:

  • The convenience of online learning along with the richness of an interactive and vibrant learning community
  • Small class size
  • Highly interactive, rich and challenging activities that can be applied directly to your job and day to day life
  • High tech and high touch
  • To be part of a network of successful MODL alumni that reaches back to 1988
  • Professors who are available to you for personal 1-1 interaction and who are:
    • Ph.D.'s and MBA's
    • Authors
    • Leaders in their own organizations
    • Consultants to Fortune 500 companies, health care, government, non-profits etc.
    • Executive Coaches to CEO's, senior leaders and managers
    • Experienced working globally
    • Highly relational facilitators
    • Up to date on the most current research in the field of leadership and organizational development
    • On the cutting edge of online leadership education
  • A program that is about holistic leadership
  • A program that is about you and your personal growth

Your personal growth will present numerous career opportunities once you graduate. ] Learn more about the career outlook for students who have a Master’s in Organization Development and Leadership.

I am looking forward to working with you.
Yours sincerely,

Felice Tilin, PhD,
Program Director, Organization Development and Leadership
Saint Joseph's University

View MODL Press Release Here


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