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Organization Development, MS

Career Paths

The skills you gain with an MS in Organization Development can take your career in any direction you choose. Our alumni have gone on to work in many leadership positions, including Senior Manager of Program Implementation, Operations Manager, Director of Recruiting and Development, and HR Business Partner.

Industry

Our students come from fields beyond human resources and consulting, and many fill leadership positions in fields like health care, public services, and technology.

  • Consulting / Financial Services: 14%
  • Nonprofit & Public Services: 23%
  • Healthcare: 21%
  • Technology: (Internet Services, Retail, Telecommunications) 34%
  • Other (Real Estate, Retail): 3%
 
 

Job Functions

Based on graduates from the Class of 2021 who found full-time roles, launched a company, or returned to a family business.

  • Consulting: 9%
  • Human Resources: 47%
  • General Management: 9%
  • Operations / Logistics: 16%
  • Marketing & Sales: 7%
  • Other: 11%
 
 

Average Base Salary

$130,404

Average starting salary reported by students (Class of 2021)

Employers

  • Amazon
  • Apple 
  • Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
  • Dropbox
  • Genentech
  • Google 
  • Headspace Health
  • LinkedIn
  • Netflix 
  • Propeller

Job Titles

  • Business Readiness Leader
  • Consultant, Senior
  • Chief People Officer
  • Curriculum Developer
  • Chief of Staff
  • Director of Organizational Development and Communications
  • Human Resources Business Partner 
  • Recruiter / Technical Recruiter, Senior
  • Talent Development Partner, Senior
  • Workforce & Effectiveness Consultant