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Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership
Human Resource Development Concentration

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.

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

Human Resource Development Concentration
The Human Resource Development concentration is designed to complement the M.A. in Organizational Leadership by providing an opportunity to focus on human resource development aspects of organizational leadership.

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: Human Resource Development
Prefix Number Course Credit Hours
Applied Leadership Concentration 12
ORG 5200 Emerging Trends in Human Resource Management 3
ORG 6000 Leadership Development and Coaching 3
ORG 6400 Measuring HR and Change Impact 3
ORG 6800 Organization Development 3

Master's Degree Requirements

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