The Organizational Leadership emphasis provides learners with the essential skills, knowledge, and competencies essential for serving in a leadership role in a for-profit, nonprofit, or governmental institution. Domestic and multinational enterprises require leaders who possess the acumen to move their organizations forward in a globally competitive marketplace. Learners study the theories of leadership and implement strategies designed to produce long-term sustainability with integrity and authenticity. The coursework prepares learners to implement organizational change and position a firm to build a competitive advantage with its people.
Career Opportunities: Positions as organizational managers, development managers and specialists, program developers, adult educators, corporate trainers, management analysts, knowledge managers, strategy consultants and planners, organization development consultants.
This 15-unit emphasis may be paired with the following programs: B.A. in Applied Psychology, B.A. in Applied Studies, B.A. in Management, B.S. in Criminal Justice, and B.S. in Health Sciences. The Organizational Leadership emphasis may not be paired with the B.A. in Leadership program.
LEAD 320Theory and Practice of Leadership
LEAD 360Leadership Ethics
LEAD 400Organizational Development and Innovation
LEAD 420Human Resource Strategy
LEAD 440Emotional Intelligence and Leaders