Apr 19, 2024  
2022-2023 Graduate Bulletin 
    
2022-2023 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Leading Organizational Change Certificate


 

Dr. Sue Evans
Chair, Department of Leadership 
Professor
Location: Clement 143B
Phone: 931-221-1465 or 931-221-1437
Email: evanss@apsu.edu
Website: www.apsu.edu/leadership

 

Dr. Kathryn Woods
Graduate Coordinator
Professor
Location:  Clement Building, Office 217A
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.