Graduate Certificate in Organizational Learning and Change

Provides an in-depth understanding of how a learning focus helps organizations improve their performance and create sustainable change. Students acquire the practical knowledge and skills necessary to assess organizational performance and help design and lead effective change initiatives. If accepted, all 12 credits will apply toward the 30 credit Masters degree program in Organizational Leadership and Learning.


Core Courses

HOL 6702 Organizational Change I
HOL 6703 Consulting Skills
HOL 6704 Leadership in Organizations
HOL 6707 Organizational Learning



    Program Entry: Fall
    Prerequisites: Bachelors Degree
    Campus: Main Campus

Application Requirements

  • Online Application
  • Resume
  • Statement of Purpose
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Transcripts (unofficial)
  • Application Fee

For more information on any of these requirements, please visit our Admissions FAQ page.

We encourage you to apply as early as possible for the next available start term. Please contact the admissions team with any questions.

Transformation Begins Here

Learn more about the Graduate Certificate in Organizational Learning and Change program located on campus (202-994-0491).

In the News

Dr. Shaista Khilji shared her hopes to keep the spotlight on organizational diversity management and to train the next generation of leaders to adopt a humanistic approach in the GW Today article, "GW All Access - Shaista Khilji of GSEHD."

Dr. Shaista Khilji published a blog post entitled, "Doing DEI Work: The Experiences of DEI Practitioners."

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