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The Organizational Leadership Program concentration in Developing People and Organizations, prepares students to be successful, strategic and impactful professionals who are able to work effectively through others.

This program concentration offers insight into human and organizational relationships; creates the capacity for sound analytical judgment; and the ability to see the "big picture" as it relates to an organization and its environment.  Students can earn a master's degree or graduate certificate. Get started by applying today.

Coursework focuses on applied action grounded in theory, and embraces principles applicable to administrative issues in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors. 


Graduate Certificate (12 credit hours required)

LEAD 510 Organizations: Design and Dynamics
Note: should be taken prior to enrolling in Developing People and Organizations concentration courses.
Select four of the following courses:
LEAD 511
Facilitating Culture and Process Change in Organizations
LEAD 512
Forms of Diversity in Organizations
LEAD 532
Program Design for Training and Development in Organizations
LEAD 533
Conflict and Crisis Resolution in Organizations
LEAD 534
Facilitation and Team Leadership

Masters (18 credit hours required)

LEAD 500 The Practice of Leadership
LEAD 510 Organizations: Design and Dynamics
LEAD 531 Developing The Human Side of Organizations 1
Encouraged: Take LEAD 500 before LEAD 531
LEAD 540 Strategic and Financial Decision-Making in Organizations
LEAD 550 Organizational Research
LEAD 598 Project Seminar in Leadership
Pre-Requisites: LEAD 500, LEAD 510, LEAD 550

1LEAD 530 Individual and Group Processes may be taken in place of LEAD 531 Developing the Human Side of Organizations with Advisor approval.