MS in Adult Education and Organization Development Overview The online MS in Adult Education and Organization Development program is designed to prepare you with the competencies for success in promoting individual and organizational learning world-wide. With its strong emphasis on learning theory, the curriculum is both practice-oriented and research-based culminating with a substantial Capstone experience. The program addresses the principles, methods, and techniques for assessing and responding to the learning and development needs of employees and their organizations. You'll learn how to positively impact:Career DevelopmentOrganization DevelopmentTraining and DevelopmentUpon Graduation, You'll be prepared to:Formulate human resource and organization development strategies that attract, develop, and retain the best human capital and talentDesign and implement workplace learning and performance interventions to achieve employee and organizational goalsDevelop effective consulting, coaching, and mentoring skills to sustain learning, performance, and change in the workplaceEvaluate human resource development programs and interventions to determine their quality, value, and effectivenessLead strategic change initiatives and manage projects in any organizational settingState restrictions may apply to some programs. Learn more. Courses This program is organized into four 10-week quarters per year (as opposed to the traditional two semester system) which means you can take more courses in a shorter time period. One semester credit is equivalent to 1.5 quarter credits.Core Requirements EHRD 500Foundations of Human Resources Development3.0EHRD 600Organizational Consulting3.0EHRD 601Leading and Evaluating Change3.0EHRD 602Coaching and Mentoring for Sustainable Learning3.0EHRD 604Development of Human Resources3.0EHRD 606Human and Organizational Performance3.0EHRD 607Global Human Resource Development3.0EHRD 609Training and Development3.0EDHE 660Principles of Adult Education3.0EDUC 804Program Evaluation in Organizations3.0Electives selected in consultation with Program Advisor or Director9.0Capstone Requirements EHRD 715Capstone Co-op with Portfolio I1.5EHRD 716Capstone Co-op with Portfolio II4.5Total Credits45.0View Course Descriptions Admissions Criteria A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institutionUndergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher (graduate degree GPA will be considered along with the undergraduate GPA)Required DocumentsWith multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our Completing Your Application Guide.A completed applicationOfficial transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attendedTwo professional letters of recommendationResumePersonal EssayAdditional requirements for International Students Tuition This rate applies only to new online students.Students being readmitted to Drexel University must contact applyDUonline@drexel.edu within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify. This program is eligible for Financial Aid. Special tuition rates available for Drexel University Alumni, Military members, and members of our Partner Organizations. Special rates cannot be combined. If you qualify for more than one special rate, you'll be given the one with the largest savings. When receiving special tuition plans with Drexel University Online, you may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University. Academic Calendar 2016-2017 Academic Year Term Classes Begin Classes End Exams Begin Exams End Fall 2016 September 19, 2016 December 3, 2016 December 5, 2016 December 10, 2016 Winter 2017 January 9, 2017 March 18, 2017 March 20, 2017 March 25, 2017 Spring 2017 April 3, 2017 June 10, 2017 June 12, 2017 June 16, 2017 Summer 2017 June 26, 2017 September 2, 2017 September 5, 2017 September 9, 2017 2017-2018 Academic Year Term Classes Begin Classes End Exams Begin Exams End Fall 2017 September 25, 2017 December 9, 2017 December 11, 2017 December 16, 2017 Winter 2018 January 8, 2018 March 17, 2018 March 19, 2018 March 24, 2018 Spring 2018 April 2, 2018 June 9, 2018 June 11, 2018 June 15, 2018 Summer 2018 June 25, 2018 September 1, 2018 September 4, 2018 September 8, 2018 Apply today for the Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online! or Any problems? Find help or contact us.