Master of Science Organizational Leadership

Our Master of Science in Organizational Leadership program creates a vibrant learning community, based on the flexibility needed for today’s working adults. Students have the benefit of individual coaching sessions with faculty; this enables them to address personal programmatic or real-world work-related issues, which helps to advance their professional development. Union also allows students to adapt course projects to their professional interests, empowering them to develop and refine their own personal leadership style. 

 

36 Total credits
$600 Cost per credit hour
May 3 Next Start Date

Our Master of Science in Organizational Leadership program creates a vibrant learning community, based on the flexibility needed for today’s working adults. Students have the benefit of individual coaching sessions with faculty; this enables them to address personal programmatic or real-world work-related issues, which helps to advance their professional development. Union also allows students to adapt course projects to their professional interests, empowering them to develop and refine their own personal leadership style. 

 

Designed for Current & Emerging Managers

At Union, we know leadership is a component of nearly every position in today’s challenging global arena. That’s why we prepare current and emerging managers to take a thoughtful approach to leadership and invent their own invaluable solutions to complex issues.

  • 36 Credit Program with 3 class modules
  • Full-time & part-time options
  • January, May and August start dates
  • Complete your degree in as little as 12 months
  • LDR 601- Leading Complex Organizations: An Entrepreneurial Perspective
  • LDR 602- Professional Ethics: Organizational Integrity in an Age of Globalization
  • LDR 603- Managing Talent: Engaging a Diverse Distributed Workforce
  • LDR 604- Organizational Research, Analytics and Innovative Solution Building
  • LDR 605- Organizational Communication: Agile Organizational Structures, Social Networks and Partnerships
  • LDR 606- Leveraging Technology: Strategic Information, Communication and Collaboration Systems
  • LDR 607- Collaborative Work Environments: Telework, Teams and Conflict Management
  • LDR 608- Leading Knowledge Workers: Establishing Organizational Knowledge Sharing Cultures and Systems
  • LDR 609- Strategic Analysis and Operations in a Global Economy
  • LDR 610- Organizational Development: Innovation, Change Management and Design Thinking
  • LDR 611- Responsible Organizational Governance
  • LDR 612- Leading Strategically and Implementing Succession Planning Processes

Cohort-Based Learning Model

The unique cohort-based distance learning model creates a vibrant learning community consisting of individuals from various parts of the country in a variety of industries. You simply can’t find that type of “melting pot” learning environment in ordinary graduate programs. 

What Makes Our Program Unique?

“The 21st Century Leader needs to be equipped to respond to the unique challenges and opportunities that they will face in today’s world. The MSOL is designed to fill a unique niche in the preparation of contemporary leaders.”

NADINE C. WHEAT, PhD, MBA
Program Director

Skills & Benefits Union Students Gain

  • The cohort-based distance learning model creates a vibrant learning community.
  • The online format provides flexibility for today’s working adult.
  • Leadership mentors work with students from their chosen profession.
  • Students prepare professional portfolios.
  • Students adapt course assignments and projects relevant to their professions and work-related issues.
  • Integrative activities enable students to further develop their professional leadership styles.

Alumni Spotlight

“After graduating with a 4.0 average, I am now an Executive Officer in a high-visibility military organization.”

Lieutenant Junior Grade Patrick Thompson
U.S. Navy, 2019 Graduate

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