In this program, students will:
- Explore how learning occurs in workplace settings.
- Examine effective strategies for facilitating organizational learning.
- Learn to create systems that produce effective organizations.
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OCL Online Curriculum
The OCL online curriculum is structured around three themes:
Leadership: Mastering key skills such as creating environments of inclusion and transparency, and establishing and communicating widely shared visions and goals
Problem-Solving: Strengthening evidence-based decision-making, the effective use of data, and program evaluation and assessment
Reflection: Contemplating the mission, process and outcomes of specific learning initiatives
While coursework for this online doctorate in education program is completed through a blend of online assignments and real-world experiences, students are required to attend annual immersion weekends held on the USC Los Angeles campus.
These immersion experiences give students the opportunity to meet their classmates and professors face-to-face and complete collaborative learning exercises designed to build essential leadership skills.
This online EdD program culminates in a dissertation and longitudinal reflective self-assessment in which students demonstrate effective application of the program’s theories and concepts.
Students who have a master’s degree are required to complete 43 units of coursework over three years.
Students who do not have a master’s degree but have substantial work and leadership experience will be required to complete 60 units of coursework over four years.
The Doctor of Education in Organizational Change and Leadership online prepares students for a variety of roles in different sectors. They include:
- President/Vice President
- Chief Learning Officer
- Higher Education Administrator
- Training/Professional Development Manager
- Non-Profit Manager/Executive Director
- Strategic Planning Director
- Healthcare Administrator
- Human Resources Manager
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