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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, nonprofit, and technology.

  • Financial Services: 6%
  • Government: 6%
  • Healthcare (Including Products & Services): 6%
  • Non-Profit: 19%
  • Technology: 56%
  • Other: 6%

Job Functions

Based on graduates from the Class of 2023 who are employed, found a new full-time role, launched a company, or returned to a family business.

  • Finance/Accounting: 6%
  • General Management: 19%
  • Human Resources: 63%
  • Marketing/Sales: 6%
  • Information Technology: 6%

By the Numbers

$119,885

Average Salary (Class of 2023)

$80,000 - $165,600

80th Percentile Salary (Class of 2023)

Employers

  • Amazon
  • Apple
  • Asana
  • Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
  • Dropbox
  • Genentech
  • Google 
  • Headspace Health
  • LinkedIn
  • Netflix 
  • Oakland Public Education Fund
  • Propeller
  • Splunk
  • Yelp

Job Titles

  • Consultant, Senior
  • Chief People Officer
  • Curriculum Developer
  • Chief of Staff
  • Director of Organizational Development and Communications
  • Director, Justice Equity Diversity & Inclusion
  • Human Resources Business Partner 
  • Organization Development Partner
  • Recruiter / Technical Recruiter, Senior
  • Sr Employee Development Specialist
  • Talent Development Partner, Senior
  • VP, Business Change Management
  • VP of Human Resources
  • Workforce & Effectiveness Consultant