Student Experience

Our MSOD are held one night each week, and on occasional Saturdays, so you can work full-time while earning your degree.

You can also complete your degree in less than two years, with the typical program length being 21 months.

Why USF?

The alumni network led to my graduate internship, which provided me with a real-world opportunity to use all of my skills.


Unparalleled Network and Location

Our downtown San Francisco campus puts you in the heart of business, innovation, and technology. You’ll take classes just steps from some of the most prominent organizations in their industries, providing you opportunities to engage with and build an expansive professional network.

Solve real-World challenges

USF gives you endless opportunities to make connections in the Bay Area and beyond. You’ll build professional relationships by helping organizations and individuals thrive. You’ll complete three consulting projects in collaboration with for-profit, nonprofit, and government organizations. Genentech, Sephora, Gap Inc., Habitat for Humanity SF, and ASPCA are a few recent consulting-project collaborators, as well as innovative startups and small tech firms.

  • One consulting project focuses on a team observation.
  • In the second project, students apply research methods to a service-learning project in a nonprofit context.
  • The Culminating Project allows students to incorporate their learnings throughout the program by working directly with industry practitioners to solve a current OD challenge.

the OD Mentor Program

During the MS Organization Development degree program, students have an opportunity to be paired with an alumnus of as part of our new mentor program.


Contact Info

Admission: Graduate

Monday–Friday 9 a.m–5 p.m.

University of San Francisco
Downtown Campus
101 Howard Street, Suite 500
San Francisco, CA 94105
(415) 422-2221