- The M.A. in Leadership and Organizational Studies program provides hands-on skills and prepares leaders for both profit and nonprofit organizational sectors.
- A graduate degree in leadership qualifies individuals for advanced career opportunities and increases income potential.
- Classmates are other business professionals with rich experiences that enrich education and expand networks.
- Dynamic class sessions engage all participants with the instructor facilitating discussion.
- Coursework is relevant and applicable immediately in your current job.
- Students use their current company or organization as a laboratory for class projects thereby increasing company productivity and efficiency while earning their degrees.
The graduate of the MLOS Program understands the requirements and functions of leadership and ethics. Classes provide the learner with strength in the qualitative areas of organizational life. The student has a contemporary, global vision for multicultural matters, research, strategic planning, management, and decision-making.
The central goal of the M.A. in Leadership and Organizational Studies program is increased awareness of individual behavior and movement toward growth in organizational knowledge and skills. The goals of the MLOS Program are to:
- Help the student develop awareness of oneself as an individual who operates within groups for the benefit of the larger organization.
- Help the student develop an understanding of the various theories that drive management behavior and decision making in organizations.
- Help the student consistently develop the central managerial skills of writing and presentational speaking.
- Use various Entering Knowledge Assessments and Exit Competency Applications to help the student develop a coherent, integrated theory of management that articulates a consistent worldview, an understanding of management processes, and an understanding of organizational climate and the development of that climate within the organization.