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Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership
Fire / Rescue Executive Leadership Concentration

The Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership at Waldorf University 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.

Estimated time of completion of this program is 2 1/2 years with full-time, continuous enrollment.

Fire/Rescue Executive Leadership Concentration
The Fire/Rescue Executive Leadership concentration is designed to complement the M.A. in Organizational Leadership by providing an opportunity to apply organizational leadership to Fire/Rescue career fields.

Prefix Number Course Credit Hours
MA 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
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
Concentration Requirements: Fire / Rescue Executive Leadership
Prefix Number Course Credit Hours
Applied Leadership Concentration 12
ORG 6000 Leadership Development and Coaching 3
FSC 6200 The Fire/Rescue Executive's Role in Community Risk Reduction 3
FSC 6400 The Fire/Rescue Executive's Role in Emergency Management 3
FSC 6800 Executive Leadership for Fire / Rescue Officers 3

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