NYU Engineering introduces its MS in Organizational Behavior program to those eager to acquire or polish the skills that help manage workplaces in transition. We teach you how to design new organizational structures, how to resolve conflicts, and how to supervise and mentor talented employees. We also help you with outsourcing issues, as well as decisions about which among the continually evolving technologies out there today can best nurture an organization’s growth.
At NYU Engineering, you’ll learn such skills because our program is flexible. You choose the concentration that interests you most — human resource information systems, change management, human resource management, or training and development — before enrolling in seminar-style classes. Held in the evenings, these classes allow our students to tend to their busy lives and still earn a degree. Better yet, the seminar format allows students to work closely with their classmates and to receive individual attention from faculty. Depending on your course load, you can earn your MS in 1 to 2 years.
Your career gets the boost it needs through networking events, workshops, and professional seminars hosted by NYU Engineering's award-winning student chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). The group introduces you to mentors invested in your development and success — many of our graduates find themselves at prestigious firms that range from high–tech businesses to civil service agencies and private consulting companies.
Criteria for admission include a bachelor’s degree with at least a B average from an accredited college or university and demonstrated evidence of motivation, maturity, and the ability to benefit from and contribute to professional graduate studies in Organizational Behavior. Applicants who do not meet all the criteria may be admitted as nondegree students with the subsequent opportunity to become a degree candidate. Satisfactory scores on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or an acceptable equivalent test, such as the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), may be used as additional support for admission to degree studies.
Students who have not completed an undergraduate course in statistics must enroll in MG 5050 Probability and Managerial Statistics or its equivalent. Students without an adequate background in computers may be required to enroll in 1 or more of the preparatory courses offered by the Department of Computer and Information Sciences. These courses are in addition to the degree requirements.
The Master of Science in Organizational Behavior may be completed partly or completely online via distance learning. The program offers fully accredited graduate courses, which are blended in a unique format to allow students the opportunity to participate in classroom lectures and discussions. This format has proven to be effective for students who cannot physically attend classes because of work demands, home/child care responsibilities, or medical disabilities. To participate as a distance-learning student, you must be obtain permission from the Academic Director.