Jun 04, 2020  
2019-2020 Graduate Bulletin 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Leading Organizational Change Certificate


Bulletin/Catalog Year 2019-2020
College of Behavioral and Health Sciences
Department of Leadership and Organizational Administration

Dr. William Rayburn
Chair, Department of Leadership and Organizational Administration
Professor
Location: McCord Building, Room 204
Phone: 931-221-6377
Email: rayburnw@apsu.edu

Dr. Kathryn Woods
Graduate Coordinator
Associate Professor
Location:  Ft. Campbell Bldg. 203, Office 107
Phone:  931-221-1419
Email: Woodsk@apsu.edu

Leaders are constantly confronted with the need to maintain organizational viability in the face of a changing external environment.  This certificate addresses the influence of organizational culture and climate on organizational change, the impact of strategic planning on implementing change, and the importance of social influence processes for supporting change and minimizing resistance to change. Different models of organizational change and intervention strategies for bringing about change will also be addressed.

Admission Requirements

Listed below are the required application materials and the associated scores (if necessary) for each.

  • Application for admission
  • Application Fee:  $45 domestic or $55 international
  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended
  • Bachelor’s degree, conferred in any field, from a regionally accredited institution showing a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.5
  • Choose ONE of the following:
    • Admissions Portfolio:  Applicants may submit a portfolio in lieu of the GRE. The portfolio must include a current resume, a personal essay detailing the student’s personal/professional goals as they relate to completing the certificate program, and two letters of professional and/or academic reference.  Applicants must upload or submit the portfolio to the Office of Graduate Admissions.
    • Minimum GRE revised General Test scores of: Verbal - 140, Quantitative - 140, and Analytical Writing - 2.5
  • Military documents (if applicable)
  • Admission decision by department

For more information about the application process, please visit apsu.edu/grad-studies.