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Enact Organizational Change in Any Industry

More and more organizations are working to positively impact their communities by creating meaningful change. Thus, professionals who can deeply research important topics within their industries and use their findings to implement new growth strategies are in high demand. Learn how to research, design, and implement strategies for creating this change with an EdD program.

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  • How Northeastern supports students of all backgrounds to ensure their success as change leaders

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