Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

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Business and Administration

Organizational Leadership, Master


Academic Information

Available Emphasis Areas:

This degree is designed for mid-career professionals who desire a comprehensive understanding of administration and seek to strengthen and update their administration skills.

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Careers

What Can I Do with a Master of Organizational Leadership?

Are you a mid-career professional? Do you have five or more years of professional work experience? And are you looking to further your career with an advanced degree? Our Master of Organizational Leadership degree program might be perfect for you.This program is designed to help you learn a set of graduate-level skills that will assist you in achieving your professional goals. We offer coursework in administration and in a specialized emphasis area. Through the capstone experience, you can individualize your program through analysis of processes, strategies and tactics focused on your current place of employment, or a related industry.

Career opportunities that might be pursued:
  • Technical writer
  • Land use planner
  • Manager
  • Marketer
  • Small business owner

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

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Business and Administration

Organizational Leadership, Master


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Organizational Leadership, Master


Overview

In addition to University Requirements:

Minimum Units for Completion 30
Additional Admission Requirements Admission requirements over and above admission to NAU are required.
Emphasis, Minor, Certificate

Emphasis, minor, and/or certificate are required.

Some online/blended coursework Required
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Purpose Statement

NAU’s Master of Organizational Leadership degree prepares experienced professionals from a variety of business, government, and nongovernmental organizations, for management and leadership responsibilities. 
 
NAU’s organizational leadership program equips students to solve real-world organizational challenges.  Students learn how to manage and strengthen the components of an organization by analyzing and applying leadership theory; by engaging diverse cultures through effective communication and conflict negotiation; by strategically planning, implementing and evaluating initiatives; and by effectively managing projects to accomplish broader goals.  Students learn how to understand organizational problems, develop effective solutions and lead their implementation.  The capstone course integrates program academic knowledge and leadership skills through an analysis of case studies and emphasis-driven research papers that integrate graduate-level research, analysis and writing.
 
Our Master in Organizational Leadership will provide you with the opportunity to delve deeply into the knowledge and skills of organizational leadership, or specialize in your personal area of interest. Students interested in a deep development of organizational leadership principles will learn how to manage information systems and human capital, engage in effective decision-making, and lead change initiatives.  Students interested in specializing in their personal area of interest may choose an emphasis in:


Student Learning Outcomes

1. Understand and Apply Theory2. Communication: Design, write and produce documents meeting professional standards their emphasis area.
 
3. Research & Program Evaluation 
4. Problem Solving: Analyze problems and create solutions using a variety of qualitative and quantitative problem-solving processes, technologies, systems approaches, and innovative/creative thinking.
 
5. Professional Experience: Demonstrate professional skills applied to practical problems by consistently meeting deadlines, and working both independently and collaboratively in teams.

Organizational Leadership Emphasis Outcomes: 
Project Management Emphasis Outcomes: 
Justice Studies Emphasis Outcomes:

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

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Business and Administration

Organizational Leadership, Master


Details

Additional Admission Requirements
Master's Requirements
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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

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Business and Administration

Organizational Leadership, Master


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