Goodwin College of Business
Management and Organizational Behavior MS

Master the Human Side of Organizations with Benedictine’s MSMOB

Are you ready to elevate your leadership skills and become an indispensable asset to any organization?

Benedictine University’s Master of Science (M.S.) in Management and Organizational Behavior program is recognized nationally as a leader in developing exceptional managers who excel at navigating the “human side of enterprise.”

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Benedictine University is a founding OD Education Association (ODEA) member school. The ODEA exists for the welfare of OD education programs, faculty, students and alumni, all of whom advance the impact of OD learning and work.

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Preeminent Master’s Program

Benedictine’s M.S. in M.O.B. is a pioneering program with over 50 years of experience shaping leaders. It equips you to manage change, develop talent, apply HR expertise, and communicate effectively in a globalized business environment. You’ll benefit from a legacy of excellence and experience-based learning.

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Benedictine’s M.S. in Management and Organizational Behavior, crafted by renowned Organization Development pioneer Dr. Peter Sorensen, blends practice and theory with research for a balanced approach to leadership development. Its collaborative environment and top-3 ranking ensure your success in creating and sustaining excellent management practices.

Become a Highly Sought-After Leader

Benedictine’s M.S. in Management and Organizational Behavior (MSMOB) program is nationally recognized for developing exceptional leaders who excel at managing the human side of organizations. The program blends theory with practice, providing you with globally relevant skills in talent management, change management, and intercultural communication. You’ll learn in a supportive environment with renowned faculty, gaining the skills and knowledge needed to become a highly sought-after leader.

Skills to Design and Manage Human Organizational and Resource Systems

The M.S. in M.O.B. program aims to equip graduates with the skills to design and manage human organizational and resource systems, master Organization Development, and apply advanced management skills. This includes understanding the history of OD, analyzing disruptions and implementing planned interventions, designing corporate strategies, and fostering productive teamwork. Graduates will be prepared for leadership roles, managing HR systems, leading change initiatives, and promoting ethical practices.

Finish in One Year

Students who are able to waive the two required foundation courses in the program and choose to take two courses per eight week session are able to finish the program within one year. Contact an admission counselor for more details to see if you qualify.

An MSMOB degree opens doors to rewarding career paths in various industries

Here are some of the top career options you can pursue with an MSMOB:

Management Consultant: Analyze complex business challenges and strategies, providing expert guidance and solutions.

Human Resources Manager: Shape organizational culture, recruit top talent, and ensure a positive and productive work environment.

Organization Development Specialist: Facilitate change initiatives, improve team dynamics, and unlock organizational potential.

Product Manager: Develop and launch successful products, responding to market needs and driving profitability.

Learning and Development Manager: Design and deliver training programs, equipping employees with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive.

What Our Graduates Have Done With This Degree

The Benedictine program prepares managers, executives, consultants, human resources and organization development consultants with the opportunity to interact with the leading scholars and practitioners in the field of organization change and global management. Our graduates work at Boeing, US Cellular, Kemper, Accenture, and PNC just to name a few places.

Here is an example of some courses you may take in the MSMOB program:

  • Organizational Behavior: Theory and Contemporary Practice
  • Groups and Team Building
  • Research for Managerial Decision Making
  • Human Resources and Talent Management
  • Business Intelligence

Management and Organizational Behavior courses (MNGT)

Graduate course descriptions

MS in Management and Organizational Behavior – Lisle

Traditional and Accelerated Format – Online


Project Management – Lisle

Digital Marketing – Lisle

Change Management – Lisle

Talent Management – Lisle


Sarah Peacey

Sarah Peacey

M.S., Ph.D. ’15

Project Manager: Workforce Transformation – Lockheed Martin

“The M.S. in Management and Organizational Behavior degree from Benedictine gave me the knowledge and confidence to begin a successful career in organization development. The mix of theory and real-world application was relevant and allowed me to immediately apply what I learned in the classroom to my job.”

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