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    Organizational Change Management (MS)

  • The Milano School is not currently admitting new students to this master's degree program. We also offer a graduate minor in Impact Entrepreneurship and post-master's professional certificates in Leadership and Change, Sustainability Strategies, and Organization Development. You can also explore other graduate-level management and entrepreneurship programs offered in other colleges and departments of The New School.

    Today's organizations don't need dogma. They need new models of consultation and intervention. The master's program in Organizational Change Management trains students to become diagnosticians and designers of elegant, unique interventions that reimagine and reassemble cultures, build leadership capacities, and facilitate group dynamics.

    • Degree Master of Science
    • Credits 42
    • Format Full-time or part-time, on campus
    • Duration 2 years (full-time)

    Program Highlights

    • Progressive, Innovative Perspectives

      Develop an approach to organizational development rooted in inclusive practices, social responsibility, and critical thinking skills.

    • New York City Connections

      Access matchless opportunities for research and practice-based learning.

    • Network of Experienced Professionals

      Join a community of students who all have at least three years' work and bring an experienced perspective to the classroom.

    • Flexibility for Working Students

      Enjoy the freedom to study full-time or part-time with many classes available in the evening.

    Positive Real-World Impact

    We offer rigorous coursework in critical thinking and theory along with a sequence of increasingly complex projects conducted for real-world clients. The MS degree includes two to three semesters of required courses in which students work in diverse teams on multiple large projects and immerse themselves in practice-based learning.

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    Career Paths

    Our students can be found coaching individuals as they transition to senior positions, facilitating groups under pressure to solve complex problems, working hand-in-hand with senior management, and helping organizations in every sector develop sustainable and motivating cultures. Graduates launch their own consulting firms; join existing firms such as Gotham Culture, Mercer, Accenture, Deloitte, and PwC; work at companies including Jet Blue, Google, American Express Foundation, JP Morgan Chase, Outbrain, and Reuters; and enlist at nonprofits including the Rockefeller Foundation and the United Nations.

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