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.

Healthcare Management Concentration

The Healthcare Management Concentration is designed to complement the M.A. in Organizational Leadership by providing an opportunity to apply organizational leadership to the Healthcare career field.

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
Major Required
Prefix Number Course Credit Hours
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
Total Major Requirement Credit Hours 15
Professional Electives
Prefix Number Course Credit Hours
Choose one of the following three courses
COM 5360 Crisis Communication and Leadership 3
EMG 5300 Interagency Disaster Management 3
ORG 5800 Managing Project Teams 3
Total Professional Elective Credit Hours 3
Healthcare Management Concentration
Prefix Number Course Credit Hours
HCM 5000 Emerging Issues in Health Administration 3
HCM 5100 Building Professional Teams 3
HCM 5200 Self Care for Health Professionals 3
HCM 6100 Health Field Human Resource Management 3
HCM 6200 Health Care Budgeting and Financing Management 3
HCM 6900 Ethical Leadership in Healthcare 3
Total Concentration Credit Hours 18
Grand Total 36