Program Completion Requirements

Once accepted into the program students must complete, within six years, a total of 36 credits: 15 to complete the 5 core classes, and 21 drawn from interdisciplinary electives. The MSOM program culminates with either a Comprehensive Examination or an independent thesis that must be approved by a faculty advisor. The program is interdisciplinary, drawing much of its curriculum from Easternís Business Administration, Psychology, and Communication programs.

Core (Required) Classes


ORG 508 Research Methods

Business Administration

ORG 536 Critical Thinking


Organizational Behavior, Human Resources

BUS 532 Management of Organizations


ORG 537 Small Group Dynamics


Applied Social Psychology, I/O Psychology

ORG 570 Capstone Seminar




Organizational Presentations, Organizational Communication


Organizational Management



Leadership, Training and Development,Independent Study, Special Topics

Students must maintain a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or better to remain in the program.



For more information please contact the Program Coordinator Dr. Elizabeth Scott (860) 465-5366 or the departmental secretary at (860) 465-4620, or the Graduate Studies Office, School of Education and Professional Studies at (860) 465-5292.