Organizational Behavior, MS: NYU-EPOLY

You must complete 36 credits with an average of B or better to obtain a Master of Science in Organizational Behavior at the School of Engineering.

In any of the concentrations listed below, there are 4 components you should address in order to receive the degree:

  • Core courses (required)
  • Concentration courses, including required concentration electives
  • Free electives (optional, may be concentration electives)
  • Research project (required)

A maximum of 9 transfer credits may be granted for graduate courses completed elsewhere, as evaluated by the Academic Director.


Core Courses (9 Credits)
The required courses below should be taken as early in the program as possible. They provide an introduction to the theory, research, and practice basic to the field of organizational behavior.
If you have previously completed undergraduate courses in any of the areas, you may be excused from taking them by presenting proof of competence and receiving waivers from the Academic Director. Other courses must be substituted with permission of the Academic Director.
MG 6013 Organizational Behavior, Credits: 3.00
MG 6313 Organizational Theory & Design, Credits: 3.00
MG 6333 Research Methods in Organizational Behavior & Human Capital Systems, Credits: 3.00

Areas of Concentration (18 Credits)
You are expected to choose an area of concentration representing the applications or technology built on the scientific foundation in the organizational behavior core courses. This may be 1 of the 3 oncentrations listed below or, with the Academic Director’s approval, a concentration may be revised to consist of at least 18 credits of courses designed to meet your particular needs. In some cases, a second concentration may be pursued, with the Academic Director's approval.

Each concentration consists of 9 credits of required courses, plus at least 9 credits of elective courses selected from a list in each concentration. Courses in each concentration may consist of both 3 credit and 1.5 credit courses.

Students who have previously completed a specific undergraduate course in any of the areas of concentration may be excused from taking that course by presenting proof of competence and receiving a waiver from the Academic Director. Other courses must be substituted, with permission of the Academic Director.


Human Capital Engineering & Analytics (minimum of 18 credits)
The concentration in human capital engineering and analytics will provide you with the latest innovations in HR management systems that integrate talent management, workforce analytics, knowledge management, process re-engineering, and other applications of organization science as well as industrial engineering to more effectively recruit, develop and retain talent for attaining organizational effectiveness.


Required Courses (9 credits)
MG 6181 Talent Management Systems, Credits: 1.50
MG 6343 Human Capital Engineering & Analytics, Credits: 3.00
MG 6361 Managing Business Process Reengineering, Credits: 1.50
MG 6393 Managing Knowledge-Based Enterprises, Credits: 3.00

Electives
Select at least 9 credits:
MG 6123 Human Resource Management, Credits: 3.00
MG 6163 Job and Workplace Design, Credits: 3.00
MG 6201 Consulting in Organizations, Credits: 1.50
MG 6211 Outsourcing: A Human Capital Strategy, Credits: 1.50
MG 6263 Human Resource Information Systems, Credits: 3.00
MG 6283 Web-Based Human Resource Management, Credits: 3.00
MG 6173 Performance Management and Reward Systems, Credits: 3.00
MG 6223 Staffing Systems in Organizations, Credits: 3.00
MG 6271 Managing Human Resource Technology in Organizations, Credits: 1.50
MG 6321 Global Human Resource Management, Credits: 1.50

Human Resource Management
The concentration in human resource management will prepare you to deal with the critical human issues involved in staffing, evaluating, and rewarding employees in an era of rapidly changing work environments.

Required Courses
MG 6123 Human Resource Management, Credits: 3.00
MG 6173 Performance Management and Reward Systems, Credits: 3.00
MG 6223 Staffing Systems in Organizations, Credits: 3.00

Electives
Select at least 9 credits:
MG 6133 Labor Relations, Credits: 3.00
MG 6143 Conflict Management, Credits: 3.00
MG 6181 Talent Management Systems, Credits: 1.50
MG 6191 Coaching in Organizations, Credits: 1.50
MG 6201 Consulting in Organizations, Credits: 1.50
MG 6211 Outsourcing: A Human Capital Strategy, Credits: 1.50
MG 6263 Human Resource Information Systems, Credits: 3.00
MG 6271 Managing Human Resource Technology in Organizations, Credits: 1.50
MG 6283 Web-Based Human Resource Management, Credits: 3.00
MG 6293 Managing Tech Professionals, Credits: 3.00
MG 6321 Global Human Resource Management, Credits: 1.50
MG 6343 Human Capital Engineering & Analytics, Credits: 3.00
MG 6361 Managing Business Process Reengineering, Credits: 1.50

Human Resource Information Systems
The concentration in human resource information systems integrates knowledge and skills in information systems and web-based technologies together with human resource management to achieve organizational effectiveness.

Required Courses
MG 6123 Human Resource Management, Credits: 3.00
MG 6263 Human Resource Information Systems, Credits: 3.00
MG 6283 Web-Based Human Resource Management, Credits: 3.00

Electives
Select at least 9 credits:
MG 6163 Job and Workplace Design, Credits: 3.00
MG 6173 Performance Management and Reward Systems, Credits: 3.00
MG 6181 Talent Management Systems, Credits: 1.50
MG 6223 Staffing Systems in Organizations, Credits: 3.00
MG 6271 Managing Human Resource Technology in Organizations, Credits: 1.50
MG 6293 Managing Tech Professionals, Credits: 3.00
MG 6343 Human Capital Engineering & Analytics, Credits: 3.00
MG 6361 Managing Business Process Reengineering, Credits: 1.50
MG 6393 Managing Knowledge-Based Enterprises, Credits: 3.00

Free Electives (Optional 6 Credits Maximum)
You may choose up to two graduate courses with Academic Director's approval.
MG 6243 Change Management Systems in Organizations, Credits: 3.00
MG 6143 Conflict Management, Credits: 3.00
MG 6153 Leadership Development and Team Building, Credits: 3.00
MG 6233 Training Systems in Organizations, Credits: 3.00

Research Project (3 Credits)
You must submit an independent research project (MG 9343 Research Project in Organizational Behavior & Human Capital Systems, Credits: 3.00), typically during your final semester.

These are graduate Certificate programs that you may wish to offer (see descrptions in the catalog)

Organizational Behavior Graduate Certificate
Total: 15 Credits
Required: 6 Credits

MG 6013 Organizational Behavior, Credits: 3.00
MG 6313 Organizational Theory & Design, Credits: 3.00

Electives: 9 Credits
Select from the following:
MG 6143 Conflict Management, Credits: 3.00
MG 6153 Leadership Development and Team Building, Credits: 3.00
MG 6163 Job and Workplace Design, Credits: 3.00
MG 6181 Talent Management Systems, Credits: 1.50
MG 6201 Consulting in Organizations, Credits: 1.50
MG 6243 Change Management Systems in Organizations, Credits: 3.00

Other MG courses may be substituted with the permission of the Academic Director.

Human Resources Management Graduate Certificate
Total: 15 Credits
Required: 9 Credits
MG 6123 Human Resource Management, Credits: 3.00
MG 6173 Performance Management and Reward Systems, Credits: 3.00
MG 6223 Staffing Systems in Organizations, Credits: 3.00

Electives: 6 Credits
Selected from the following:
MG 6133 Labor Relations, Credits: 3.00
MG 6181 Talent Management Systems, Credits: 1.50
• MG 6021 Please Refer to Catalog
MG 6211 Outsourcing: A Human Capital Strategy, Credits: 1.50
MG 6233 Training Systems in Organizations, Credits: 3.00
MG 6263 Human Resource Information Systems, Credits: 3.00
MG 6271 Managing Human Resource Technology in Organizations, Credits: 1.50
MG 6283 Web-Based Human Resource Management, Credits: 3.00
MG 6321 Global Human Resource Management, Credits: 1.50

Other MG courses may be substituted with the permission of the Academic Director.