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Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership

The Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership at Waldorf College is designed to develop students’ leadership and equip them to use that leadership as an instrument for organization change. Students evaluate their personal talents and opportunities for leadership, develop leadership knowledge and skills that can be directly applied to their chosen career fields, sharpen their decision-making as leaders, and learn how to shape organization culture. Waldorf’s M.A. in Organizational Leadership includes a variety of optional applied leadership concentrations, so students may tailor their leadership to their chosen career fields.

Available Concentrations

Prefix Number Course Credit Hours
Major Requirements 12
ORG 5000 Personal Leadership Development 3
ORG 5100 Leadership Theory and Practice 3
ORG 6600 Culture of Learning Organizations 3
ORG 6900 Leading Complex Change 3
Concentration / Non-Concentration Requirements 12
Take the courses listed below for the non-concentration option, or choose one of the following applied leadership concentrations: Criminal Justice Leadership, Fire/Rescue Executive Leadership, Human Resource Development, or Sport Management.  The links provided above list the course requirements for these concentrations.
ORG 6000 Leadership Development and Coaching 3
ORG 6700 Diversity and Inclusion in the Organization Culture 3
ORG 6800 Organization Development 3
Choose an additional 5000- or 6000-level ORG course not used to satisfy other degree requirements. 3
Professional Electives 12
Choose four courses from the following or any course numbered at or above the 5000-level that is not used to satisfy other degree requirements.
COM 5360 Crisis Communication and Leadership 3
ORG 5101 Strategic Management and Business Policy 3
ORG 5300 Ethics for Business Leadership 3
ORG 5800 Managing Project Teams 3
ORG 6700 Diversity and Inclusion in the Organization Culture 3
PA 5305 Public Finance and Budgeting 3
PA 5306 Public Policy 3
Grand Total:   36

Master's Degree Requirements

  • Completion of 36-credit hour curriculum
  • Minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA
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Major Requirements
Concentration Requirements
Professional Electives
Total Credits: 36