Dec 04, 2021  
2021-2022 Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Catalog

Organizational Leadership, M.A.


Coordinator: David Foster

Mission

Provide opportunities for both emerging and established leaders to enhance and apply their leadership knowledge, competencies, and values within any sector, industry, or setting. The program curriculum is devoted to helping students master the fundamental human processes of leadership and organizational development. Students will not only grow as leaders 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. Demonstrate critical cognitive competencies including: critical and creative thinking; effective decision making; strategic planning; and ethical reasoning.

  3. Demonstrate critical behavioral and social competencies to facilitate personal growth as a leader and to work effectively with people from diverse backgrounds.

  4. Demonstrate integration of knowledge and competencies by analyzing and responding to organizational challenges at local, national, and/or global levels.


The Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership degree consists of 45 credit hours of approved graduate-level courses. The degree has four areas:

  1. Fundamental Skills (3)

  2. Adaptive Leadership (15)

  3. Enabling Leadership (15)

  4. Executive Leadership (12) includes exit requirements