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Master of Business Administration - Organizational Development

Upper Iowa University



The Upper Iowa University Master in Business Administration degree program provides graduates with current theories, concepts and learning models necessary to assume leadership roles in their organization. Skill and competence in specific business areas are developed through individual and group assignments that combine theory with practical examples. Students work both individually and interact as members of problem solving teams to apply relevant theories to practical case study situations. The program provides a balance of quantitative and qualitative studies to strengthen contemporary managerial skills.

Students in the MBA with an emphasis in Organizational Development program will be expected to demonstrate the following:

  • The knowledge and ability to implement collaborative processes for identifying needs, assessing alternatives, and managing planned changes in organizations.
  • The knowledge and ability to apply organizational development and intervention techniques and models.
  • The knowledge and ability to managing the dynamics of an organization.
  • The knowledge of the theory related to planned organizational change, organizational restructuring, job redesign, large system change and organization reengineering.
  • The ability to diagnose problems associated with and prescribe techniques for developing organizational culture and climate.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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