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Earn Your Master in Management – Organizational Diversity and Inclusion Leadership (MMDI) Degree 100% Online

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Make a Difference Through the Study of Organizational Diversity and Inclusion Leadership with our 100% Online Master in Management Program

The Master in Management – Organizational Diversity and Inclusion Leadership (MMDI) is designed from an organizational perspective to identify, recognize, and remove barriers that impede productivity for the 21st century workforce. This graduate program will prepare students to become change agents and help capitalize on the diversity of backgrounds, experiences, and worldviews that shape organizations’ climate and direction. Upon completion of the MMDI program, graduates will be prepared to pursue careers as diversity recruiters, coordinators, managers, and chief diversity officers as well as careers in higher education and consulting.

Flexibility and Convenience

The MMDI program courses are offered 100% online in an eight-week format to meet the growing demands of our professional students’ schedules. Enrolled students needing support on how to use the University’s online learning management system have access to assistance throughout the program.

Learn New Skills

The Master in Management (MM) program’s mission is to help graduates develop an understanding and application of management practices and leadership skills in an organization. In addition to gaining practical competence in a specific field of study through a real-world work experience, graduates will be prepared to think strategically, integrate and construct new knowledge, develop intrapersonal and interpersonal competencies, and apply excellent moral character to the practices of an organization.

Affordable and Accessible

We’re here to help make the University of Dubuque’s quality, private education affordable for you, regardless of your financial picture. Our experienced student financial planners will assist you in identifying the financial options available to you to help make investing in your future possible.

Making a Difference Through the Study of Organizational Diversity and Inclusion Leadership

Students and faculty of the MMDI are active in integrating theory and practice that addresses organizational issues through assigned cases, consultations, and organizational proposals. Their work contributes to the recognition of change initiatives, impacting innovation while interpreting strategies for positive recruitment and retention of diverse talent. Also, they appraise, analyze, and report out findings of employee resource groups to give under-represented populations visibility and support to align with organizational objectives, goals, and enhance an inclusive work environment.

Program Goals, Requirements and Course Details
Master in Management – Diversity & Inclusion

  • The MMDI program is built based on extensive industry research in the fields of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • The program will help students gain awareness of the premiere models for measuring the effectiveness in diversity and inclusion initiatives.
  • The program utilizes diversity and inclusion professionals that work with our students to develop research projects, help with professional development, and increase networking opportunities.
  • The program offers a certificate option consisting of four diversity and inclusion courses that apply towards the master’s degree.

Upon completion of the program, students will be prepared to become change agents within their current organizations and/or pursue careers as diversity recruiters, coordinators, managers, and Chief Diversity Officers; as well as careers in higher education and consulting.


  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited or domestically recognized international institution of higher education (official transcript required).
  • Undergraduate cumulative grade point average of at least 2.75 on a 4.0 scale.
    (Note: conditional admission may be an option if your GPA is below the minimum 2.5 requirement. Contact your online admission counselor for more information.)

Master in Management – Organizational Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Degree Requirements

30 credits hours:
15 credit hours Foundation Electives
15 credit hours Organizational Diversity and Inclusion Leadership courses and Field Experience Capstone Course

Foundation Electives

Course #Course DescriptionCredit Hours
BUS 602Financial Decision Making3
BUS 620 or
COM 620 or
COM 647
Managing the Business Culture or
Intercultural Communication or
Stakeholder Engagement
BUS 626Strategic Implementation3
BUS 665Analytics for the Business Environment3
BUS 668Innovation and Change Management3

Organizational Diversity and Inclusion Leadership and Capstone

Course #Course DescriptionCredit Hours
DIL 601Foundations of Diversity and Inclusion3
DIL 610Cultural and Social Group Identities3
DIL 615Managing the Diversity and Inclusion Change Initiative3
DIL 620Crisis Management & Operational Continuity3
GRAD 686 or
DIL 689
Field Experience Capstone Seminar or
Diversity and Inclusion Capstone

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