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MA in Organizational Leadership

Class Type:
Online, evening classes
$600 per credit hour
Next Start Date:
August 31, 2021
Program Options:
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)

You’ve got the skills to manage, now find your voice to lead.

EMU’s new MA in organizational leadership is for you! 

  • Develop self-awareness about your leadership style.
  • Gain skills to nurture the gifts and potential of others on your team.
  • Master a solid theoretical base of current and timeless leadership concepts.
  • Acquire conflict-transformation techniques for better management of human resources.
  • Deepen your understanding of research-based decision-making and strategic planning.
  • Hone your skills in financial management.

Do all of this within EMU’s unique context of values-based leadership, emphasizing stewardship and outcomes for the common good.

Designed for your life

  • 35 semester hours can be completed in as little as two years
  • Evening and online courses for working adults
  • Year-round study


Year One

OLS 510: Leadership & Management for the Common Good (3)- Fall
OLS 515: Introduction to Leadership Studies (3) – Fall
OLS 530: Organizational Behavior (3) – Spring
OLS 540: Managerial Finance and Accounting I (3) – Spring
Elective (3) – Summer
OLS 560: Leadership Seminar (3) – Summer

Year Two

PAX 615 : Leading Organizational Change (3) – Fall
OLS 665: Project Management/Grant Writing (3) – Fall 
MOL 541 Mentorship Program I (1) – Fall
MOL 600: Developing Healthy Organizations: Team Building & Collaboration (3) – Spring
MOL 620: Transformative Leadership in Dynamic Contexts (3) – Spring
MOL 542: Mentorship Program II (1) – Spring 
MOL 680: Sustainable Organizations for the Common Good (3) (Appalachian Capstone) - Summer

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Apply today! Fall Courses Begin in September 2020.

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