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.

This program is available online only.

Master's Degree Requirements

  • Completion of 36-credit hour curriculum
  • Minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA
  • Grade of B or higher in all required courses and professional electives
Prefix Number Course Credit Hours
Major Requirements 15
ORG 5000 Personal Leadership Development 3
ORG 5100 Leadership Theory and Practice 3
ORG 6600 Culture of Learning Organizations 3
ORG 6700 Diversity and Inclusion in the Organization Culture 3
ORG 6900 Leading Complex Change 3
Professional Electives 9
Choose three courses from the following, or any course numbered at or above the 5000-level (or equivalent) 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
PA 5305 Public Finance and Budgeting 3
PA 5306 Public Policy 3
PA 6304 Local Government Planning 3
Non-Concentration Options 12
ORG 5800 Managing Project Teams 3
ORG 6000 Leadership Development and Coaching 3
ORG 6800 Organization Development 3
Choose an additional 5000- or 6000-level ORG course not used to satisfy other degree requirements. 3
Grand Total: 36