Quinnipiac University School of Business


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The organizational leadership curriculum is composed of courses specifically designed to be highly rigorous and valuable to working adult students trying to advance their careers by developing a more sophisticated understanding of leadership in their organizations. Courses are designed to foster graduate-level growth and development in six key areas of leadership:

  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Self-awareness and growth
  • Understanding, interpreting and using data to improve performance
  • Understanding and leading organizations and complex teams
  • Strategic analysis and implementation
  • Ethics of leadership

The program consists of 33 credits, including eight required core courses (24 credits) and three elective courses (9 credits) in a professional focus track.

Required Core Courses (24 credits):

Course Title Credits
OL 601 Foundations of Organizational Leadership 3
OL 610 The Power & Politics of Communication 3
OL 615 Leadership Across Boundaries 3
OL 630 Performance Management 3
OL 640 Project Management 3
OL 650 Leading Organizational Change 3
OL 662 Ethics & Governance 3
OL 690 Leadership Consulting Capstone 3

Plus one of our 9-credit professional focus tracks:

The professional focus tracks allow students to study a specialization within organizational leadership. This builds on the leadership foundation courses and provides expertise for those seeking to enhance their leadership skills in a specific industry.

Courses and curriculum requirements are subject to change.

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