Human Dynamics

Are you interested in learning about the underlying human behaviors that create and determine an organization’s success? Would you like to inspire and lead change through a better understanding of your company culture and the people who contribute to that culture? If you are seeking insights into human behavior in order to proactively manage change, broaden your views and the views of others, and help you create the organizational culture, structure, and processes that will lead to a positive and productive workplace, our Master of Arts in Human Dynamics could be just what you are looking for.

Human Dynamics (Master of Arts)

The Master of Arts (MA) in Human Dynamics provides students with an education essential for creating, evaluating, and implementing change effectively within organizations. Students will receive a broad educational foundation, containing knowledge and theory from human resources and the social sciences, which prepares them to critically analyze the structure and behavior of organizations. Areas of focus include interpersonal communication, leadership skills, organizational culture, human dynamics, and organizational behavior. This program is designed to provide students with skills and knowledge that can be applied in a variety of professional settings and leadership roles. Graduates will be better prepared to propose and implement structural and personnel changes that will enhance the effectiveness of a wide range of organization types.

Degree Summary

PROGRAM LENGTH

58 weeks (approx. 1.2 years) Starting a new course each month, with no transfer credit

PROGRAM LEVEL

Master Degree Total Credits: 39

TUITION AND FEES

Total: $13,650 Books and Supplies: $0

Program Learning Outcomes

1 Design effective structures and processes that optimize the impact of the social systems of an organization on its ability to meet its mission and objectives.
2 Create and implement strategies to enhance organizational efficiency and promote market-driven change.
3 Develop systems that align employee selection, engagement and retention policies with the organizational mission.
4 Demonstrate effective interpersonal communication skills including group facilitation, negotiation, and other relational strategies.
5 Demonstrate understanding of diversity in the workplace and its effect on organizational behavior, including expatriation and culture, gender and gender-role issues, and how individual differences affect leadership and group processes.
6 Establish and monitor corporate ethical policies that support business decisions, reflect high personal standards of behavior, and recognize the organization’s social responsibility.
7 Promote policies and procedures that foster a positive organizational climate that is characterized by an environment of personal and organizational growth, diversity, and innovation.

Courses of Study and Requirements

Credits Required for Degree Completion 126 CREDITS

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