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):
|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:
- human resource leadership
- public service/nonprofit leadership
- strategic leadership
- healthcare management
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.