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Learning and Organizational Change Certificate

About the Program

Ready for graduate-level work but not ready to commit to a full (or another) master’s degree yet? Our Learning and Organizational Change Certificate is a great choice for experienced professionals who wish to develop additional expertise across the MSLOC program’s three core areas of study: learning and performance, strategy and knowledge, and strategic change.

Learning and Organizational Change Certificate Curriculum Overview

Choose your focus area for graduate-level coursework at your own pace. Earn a certificate, or continue on for a full degree.

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Five Courses. Take Your Pick.

To earn the Learning and Organizational Change Certificate, students complete any combination of five of the following courses:

  • Accelerating Learning and Performance
  • Advancing Learning and Performance Solutions
  • Applying People Analytics
  • Cognitive Design
  • Creating and Sharing Knowledge
  • Designing Sustainable Strategic Change
  • Executing Strategic Change
  • Leading with Strategic Thinking

Choose Your Own Adventure

The LOC Certificate offers students the rigor of the MSLOC degree with the flexibility to learn at your own pace. Take a deep dive and finish your five courses in as little as six months, or take your time and complete them over up to three years while working full-time.

Path to Full Degree

All LOC Certificate courses are MSLOC graduate level courses. After starting your LOC Certificate, if you decide you would like to pursue a full degree, you can complete a bridge application and continue your studies. Your certificate courses will then count toward your degree requirements.

Learning and Organizational Change at Northwestern.

Pursue a standalone certificate, earn your MSLOC degree, or explore executive education options.

Contact MSLOC

Schedule a personal chat with an advisor, current student or alum. In-Person Office Hours: Monday-Thursday 9:30am-4:30pm. Remote Office Hours: Friday 9:30am-4:30pm.


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Northwestern University