Master of Education – Learning, Leadership, and Organizational Development

Degree Program Overview

University of Georgia’s Learning, Leadership, and Organization Development program develops leaders and scholars with deep knowledge of learning and change so they can transform their worlds. The MEd in Learning, Leadership, and Organizational Development presents professionals with innovative approaches to address today's challenging HR and organizational development issues in business and industry, non-profit organizations, government agencies, educational settings, and communities. Learn how to help an organization expand resources and capabilities through change management, group problem solving, talent management, team development, business process analysis and design, coaching, and customized training and development. The goal of the program is to develop reflective practitioners with the capacity to strategically use an array of interventions to develop healthy and sustainable organizations.

Curriculum and Courses

33 hours total – 21 hours required, 12 hours elective
For a list of classes taken during the program, click here.


Offered in both online and face to face formats, it is possible to finish the program in as little as 2 years, depending on course load taken.


Click here for tuition rates per program.

Potential Careers

Job titles include: Executive director,  human resources consultant, human resources business partner, learning and development manager,  learning designer, training manager , organization development consultant, and career coach. 
Career fields include: Human resources, community development, non-profit, higher education, learning and development, government agencies, and professional and continuing education.

Associated Faculty

Dr. Laura Bierema - Click for Faculty's video
Dr. Aliki Nicolaides - Click for Faculty's video
Dr. Wendy Ruona
Dr. Karen Watkins - Click for Faculty's video

Program Webpage


Laura Bierema