Master of Science in Organizational Development - Online

ACU’s online Master's in Organizational Development is ideal for individuals wishing to enhance their leadership skills and advance their careers in human resources or business management.

Admission Requirements

Abilene Christian University offers admission to applicants who appear to have the highest potential for graduate study. Admission decisions are based on a combination of factors, including the statement of purpose and letters of recommendation. ACU also considers the appropriateness of your goals to the degree program in which you are interested.

To be admitted into the online Master of Science in Organizational Development program you must:

  • Complete an application and pay the $100 application fee
  • Have completed a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university or comparable non-U.S. university (see specific department for any additions or exceptions)
  • Have a cumulative undergraduate approximate B average or above in the area of focus or related area and evidence of an overall productive GPA
  • Submit official transcripts showing all previous college work
  • Submit two letters of recommendation
  • Provide a two-page, typed purpose statement describing career goals, professional interests and reasons for wanting to enter the Organizational Development program
  • Submit a current resume

Please contact an Enrollment Advisor to start the application process.


2015 Academic Year Submission Deadlines

Spring I 2015 – Application Deadline – December 22, 2014
Spring II 2015 – Application Deadline – February 16, 2015
Summer I 2015 – Application Deadline – April 13, 2015
Summer II 2015 – Application Deadline – June 8, 2015
Fall I 2015 – Application Deadline – August 3, 2015
Fall II 2015 – Application Deadline – September 28, 2015

Academic Calendar

ACU’s Master’s in Organizational Development program is offered entirely online and can be completed in as few as two years by working professionals. The Organizational Development program has two starting points during each semester – fall, spring and summer – allowing students to enter the program six times per year. FALL 2014 August 18 Fall [...]

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Tuition and Fees

Below you will find the total tuition costs associated with our Organizational Development online master’s program. Tuition (per credit hour) $775 Total Credit Hours 36 Application Fee $100 Resource Fee $275 Total1 $28,275 OTHER FEES Optional: Conflict Resolution Graduate Certificate Residency Fee2 $500 Graduation Fee3 ~$72 Note: Students are required to go through a pre-application [...]

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Financial Aid

The ability to pay for your education is always an important consideration. Many options are available to help you fund your graduate education. Employer-Sponsored Tuition Assistance Many organizations offer employee tuition assistance and, in some cases, cover 100 percent of tuition costs. Programs and policies vary among employers. Consult your human resource office to learn more [...]

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Military Education Benefits at ACU

Abilene Christian University is proud to support those who serve our country and committed to helping service members and veterans achieve their education goals. As a military-friendly university, ACU offers a variety of ways for you to finance your education. Please see our complete list of ACU’s Military Benefit and Chapter Summaries for details. The [...]

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Transfer Credits

Transfer credits are not accepted for the Organizational Development online program.

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Apply Now

To begin the application process for Abilene Christian University’s Master of Science in Organizational Development program, please contact an enrollment advisor who will: Counsel you and determine if the program suits your individual goals Guide you through the application process and ensure you meet all deadlines Work with the Admissions Committee on your behalf Please [...]

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