Online Master of Science in Organizational Leadership
Arizona State University’s Master of Science in organizational leadership prepares you for a variety of roles with an innovative, leadership-driven approach. Through the analysis, assessment, critique and application of organizational leadership theories, you’ll be equipped to approach complex organizational problems with evidence-based solutions.
Next start date: 01/08/2024
Total classes: 11
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 33
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What is organizational leadership?
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:
- Identifying future innovations.
- Implementing organizational change.
- Managing current operations.
- Tackling problems.
- Spreading an organization’s mission and vision.
Throughout this program, you’ll investigate organizational leadership problems and develop evidence-based solutions. You’ll graduate with the advanced theoretical knowledge and adaptable skills needed to make an impact in your work, the community and the world as a solution-focused change agent.
What you’ll learn in this master’s in organizational leadership
Throughout this organizational leadership master’s program, you’ll engage in courses featuring specialized topics, such as conflict mediation, workplace dynamics, institutional evolution and strategic decision-making. You’ll also learn how to lead diverse teams, solve critical problems and partake in collaborative governance.
Organizational leadership courses
Courses in this master’s in organizational leadership emphasize the best practices and application of leadership. By addressing both the theories and praxes of leadership, you’ll learn how to identify and apply appropriate research and analysis techniques to provide fact-supported resolutions within organizations. In addition to your core courses, you can tailor your degree to your interests with a variety of leadership elective courses, ranging from nonprofit leadership to intercultural leadership and a culminating thesis or applied project.
Critical Perspectives in Leadership Theory
Evidence Based Inquiry in Organizational Leadership
Organizational Leadership: Social Psychological Perspectives
Advanced Leadership Assessment
Advanced Multivariate Data Analysis
Qualitative Data Analysis in Leadership Research
Quantitative Data Analysis in Leadership Research
Jobs you could get with a master’s in organizational leadership
This program prepares you for organizational leadership jobs in a variety of sectors, including management, education, human resources, finance, information technology, health care and more. Career examples include, but aren’t limited to:
How to apply
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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ASU is a global university recognized for its commitment to innovation, research and high-quality academic programs. Our university has been recognized with peer-reviewed honors from U.S. News & World Report.
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