Next start date: 05/18/2020
Total classes: 11
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 33
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Organizational leadership is an emerging field of study. It focuses on the multi-faceted challenges of managing public, private and non-profit organizations. Organizational leaders set strategic goals for employees and the organization as a whole. These goals help the team carry out day-to-day operations and future-focused business objectives. Effective organizational leadership includes managing current operations, implementing change, tackling problems, identifying future innovations and spreading the organization’s mission and vision.
The online organizational leadership master’s degree has a rigorous curriculum of theory and method. You’ll take courses in conflict mediation, workplace dynamics, institutional evolution and strategic decision-making. You’ll learn how to lead diverse teams, solve critical problems and partake in collaborative governance.
The organizational leadership program’s curriculum gives graduate students the ability to analyze, assess, critique and apply scholarship and theories of organizational leadership. This sets the stage for a solid understanding of best practices and applied aspects of leading organizations. Then, students will create use-inspired research to impact the field of organizational leadership. The program culminates in a master’s thesis or an applied project.
If you’re interested in being a leader with adaptable skills, the organizational leadership master’s program may be ideal for you. The master’s degree will enable you to build upon your current skills and advance your career. You'll investigate organizational leadership problems and develop evidence-based solutions. As a solution-focused change agent, you’ll make an impact in your work, the community and the world.
Graduates of the Master of Science in organizational leadership program can pursue a wide variety of organizational leadership jobs in sectors of management, education, human resources, finance, information technology, the public sector and health care. Career examples include but are not limited to:
Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts
Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree in any area or a related field, from a regionally accredited institution.
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