Nov 13, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Catalog

Organizational Leadership, M.A.


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Coordinator: David Foster

Mission

Provide opportunities for students to develop leadership skills that can be applied to business, government, nonprofit, or educational setting. Includes instruction in organizational planning, dynamics of leadership, communication, creativity and innovation, team building, conflict resolution and mediation, communication and other management skills. Students will not only grow as professionals through action-based learning, but they will also make a positive impact on their communities and workplaces through a practical application of cumulative skills. 

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate knowledge and application of principles, theories, and concepts of leadership within organizational settings.
  2. Develop critical intellectual skills including: critical thinking and analytical reasoning; ethical reasoning; and communicative fluency.
  3. Apply teamwork, leadership, and communication skills to work effectively with people from diverse backgrounds.
  4. Demonstrate integration of their knowledge and skills by engaging with and responding to civic, social, environmental and economic challenges at local, national and global levels.


The Masters in Organizational Leadership degree consists of 45 credit hours of approved graduate-level courses. At least 33 credits must be taken at the 600-level. The degree has four areas:

  1. Operational Leadership Core (12)
  2. Executive Leadership Core (18)
  3. Executive Leadership Electives (9)
  4. Exit requirements (6)

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