Human Dimensions of Organizations

Master's Program

A 15-month program designed for working professionals. Courses are led by UT Austin’s top faculty and cover topics such as leadership, communication, ethics, change management, and decision-making.

Professional Training

Professional training programs for groups and individuals led by UT Austin’s top faculty. Training options include one-day seminars, four-day certificate programs, and custom training programs.

"Everything I learned at HDO I leverage every single day."

Michelle Jack, Master’s Class of 2018, discusses how her HDO education equipped her with tools essential for the next phase in her professional journey.

Get Employer Support


Guidance on making an effective case for your employer to support your participation in HDO’s Master’s Program or Professional Training courses.

Organization Engagement

There are many exciting opportunities for organizations to engage with HDO. We have partnered with major multinational corporations and local nonprofits alike, and we would love the chance to work with you!

About HDO

Drawing upon an innovative combination of liberal arts, behavioral sciences, and social sciences, HDO was designed to meet a need not addressed by existing education options: providing a deep understanding of people, the key components of any organization.

Bachelor's Program

HDO teaches students to use the disciplines of the liberal arts—the humanities, and the social and behavioral sciences—to understand workplace interactions and how organizations can best serve their employees, customers, and clients.

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