The Organizational Behavior and Management Certificate is offered to students currently enrolled in the MSS program. This Certificate focuses on the role of individuals with organizational leadership responsibilities and emphasizes the close relationship between organizational behavior and the practice of management. Activities that are the focus of attention include: leading, planning, strategizing, organizing, supervising, and evaluating within the context of a particular organization and system.
Students who are interested in the OBM certificate program must first obtain approval from the faculty coordinator, Dr. Darlyne Bailey, and then notify the Dean's Office of this academic plan by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Students must complete the following courses:
- Organizational Behavior: An Introduction to the Art and Science (SOWK 557)
- Managing the Work of Others (SOWK 558)
Organizational Behavior and Management Capstone Project
The capstone project is to be practical, possible and have the articulated support of the field education organization, field instructor and student. The project proposal must be submitted to and approved by the faculty teaching the above two courses by October 31. It should occupy ½ day per week of students’ time.
To have this accomplishment noted on the transcript, students must complete the capstone project, including a final paper summarizing and evaluating the work, by the end of their spring term prior to graduation.
Please refer to the GSSWSR Catalog for the OBM Certificate proposal form, guidelines, and examples.
Contact for OBM Certificate: Darlyne Bailey | | 610.520.2611