Ph.D. in Organization Development

Strategic. Global. Management.

The award-winning, internationally respected Ph.D. in Organization Development (OD) program at Benedictine prepares you for high-level careers in human resources, health care, higher education, consulting, research or business and public administration. The program provides the critical-thinking skills and abilities to create high-performance organizations, drive change, mobilize a workforce and emphasize social responsibility. We have been a leader in OD for more than 50 years.

You’ll learn from industry leaders and award-winning faculty. You’ll meet and share ideas with top business leaders across multiple fields in multiple countries. Our program is known and respected in 20 countries and highly active in the National Academy of Management. We help professionals learn how to create an atmosphere where high performance is achieved by building trust, valuing teamwork and fostering employee development.

Convenient weekend classes located on our Lisle campus allow you to work full-time while learning the skills you need to facilitate change, increase productivity at your company and prepare yourself for “C Suite” leadership opportunities and career change.

The business climate is constantly changing and the companies that survive are the ones that can change with it. These companies are guided by professionals who can effectively lead, manage and organize. Benedictine’s Ph.D. in Organization Development program trains the types of leaders who will be tomorrow’s difference makers and change leaders.

For more information or to inquire about the admissions process, please contact Phyllis Meyers at (630) 829-6208 or

Goodwin College of Business
 benedictine university

Phyllis Meyers
Program Coordinator
Phone: (630) 829-6208

Goodwin Hall - 474
5700 College Road
Lisle, IL 60532
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.