Organizational Leadership (Online), M.A.

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Minimum Total Hours (Thesis): 33

Minimum Total Hours (Non-Thesis): 33

Program Code: M762

This program has changes pending State Regents approval for 2020-21. These pending changes are not reflected here.

Thesis Option

Core Required Courses
LSTD 5003Introduction to Graduate Interdisciplinary Studies3
LSAL 5013Interdisciplinary Foundations for Leadership3
LSAL 5053Research Methods in Organizations3
LSAL 5113Theories of Management and Leadership3
LSAL 5133Cultures of Organizations3
LSAL 5193Creating, Leading, and Managing Change3
Completion
Thesis
LSTD 5980Research for Master's Thesis6
Leadership Tracks
Select one of the tracks below for 9 hours of focused study. Students will complete 2 required courses in their selected track and 1 additional track elective from a list of approved courses maintained in the Organizational Leadership program office 19
Organizational Leadership Track (Q491)
Financial Leadership
Building High Performance Teams
Elective Course
Volunteer & Non-Profit Leadership Track (Q693)
Fundraising and Budgeting
Non-Profit Governance
Elective Course
Governmental and Military Leadership Track (Q298)
Leadership in History
US Military Leadership: Insights and Applications
Elective Course
Total Credit Hours33

Non-Thesis Option

Core Required Courses
LSTD 5003Introduction to Graduate Interdisciplinary Studies3
LSAL 5013Interdisciplinary Foundations for Leadership3
LSAL 5053Research Methods in Organizations3
LSAL 5113Theories of Management and Leadership3
LSAL 5133Cultures of Organizations3
LSAL 5193Creating, Leading, and Managing Change3
Completion
Non-Thesis
Choose one of the following:6
Research Project in Liberal Studies
6 hours of elective coursework from a list of approved courses maintained in the Organizational Leadership program office 1
Leadership Tracks
Select one of the tracks below for 9 hours of focused study. Students will complete 2 required courses in their selected track and 1 additional track elective from a list of approved courses maintained in the Organizational Leadership program office 19
Organizational Leadership Track (Q491)
Financial Leadership
Building High Performance Teams
Elective Course
Volunteer & Non-Profit Leadership Track (Q693)
Fundraising and Budgeting
Non-Profit Governance
Elective Course
Governmental and Military Leadership Track (Q298)
Leadership in History
US Military Leadership: Insights and Applications
Elective Course
Total Credit Hours33

General Requirements for all Master's Degrees

The master’s degree requires the equivalent of at least two semesters of satisfactory graduate work and additional work as may be prescribed for the degree.

All coursework applied to the master’s degree must carry graduate credit.

Master’s degree programs which require a thesis consist of at least 30 credit hours. All non-thesis master’s degree programs require at least 32 credit hours.

Credit transferred from other institutions must meet specific criteria and is subject to certain limitations.

Courses completed through correspondence study may not be applied to the master’s degree.

To qualify for a graduate degree, students must achieve an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher in the degree program coursework and in all resident graduate coursework attempted. A student must also have at least a 3.0 in all coursework (including undergraduate coursework if any).

Additional information for master's degree students may be found in the Graduate College Bulletin.