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The College of St. Scholastica
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Bob Hartl, M.A.,
Department Chair
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(218) 723-6651

Organizational Behavior

Fast Facts: Organizational Behavior

  • Interdisciplinary program which explores how individual, group and systems factors influence workplace behavior.
  • Helps experienced managers refine their leadership capabilities through the study of psychology, sociology, group dynamics, ethics and planned change.
  • Teaches the principles of effective communication, problem-solving and decision-making, as well as team-related skills.
  • May be a helpful second major for students whose first major is in management, marketing, psychology, or a health sciences field.

Program Requirements

Major: 56 credits
Minor: 20 credits

Research or Internship possibilities

Internship opportunities are sometimes found in human resource offices, organization development units and within the field of public administration.


This degree is well-suited to current supervisors and managers who are hoping to advance their careers. It also can prepare students for graduate study in human resource management or disciplines related to organizational management. Jobs can be found in the areas of organization development, human resource management and public administration.   

Boost your brain power and give yourself a competitive edge in our global economy by pairing your major with a language. St. Scholastica offers programs and courses in American Sign Language, French, German, Latin, Ojibwe, Russian and Spanish.

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  • "Organizational Behavior was the perfect program for me. The classes were stimulating, applicable to multiple career fields and were taught by wonderful and engaging faculty. It made me an adept communicator who can utilize conflict resolution and team development principles, which has helped me in my career."

    — Sara Flagstad, 2012