Organizational Leadership (Online), M.A.

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Minimum Total Hours (Non-Thesis): 33

Program Code: M762

Program Requirements

  • This program is Non-Thesis only.
Core Required Courses
CAS 5003Introduction to Grad Studies3
OL 5013Interdisciplinary Foundations for Leadership3
OL 5053Research Methods in Organizations3
OL 5113Theories of Management and Leadership3
OL 5133Cultures of Organizations3
OL 5193Creating, Leading, and Managing Change3
OL 5903Experiential Leadership I3
OL 5953Graduate Capstone in Organizational Leadership3
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 courses maintained by the academic unit and approved by the Graduate College 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

Examples of electives approved by the Organizational Leadership program may be found here.

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 30 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.