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Organizational Leadership

The concentration in Organizational Leadership is designed for adults who are seeking leadership and supervisory roles or who are already in those roles and want to enhance their leadership skills. It will develop the skills necessary for serving in leadership roles in business, government, and non-profit sectors. A concentration in Organizational Leadership with a focus in Health Care Administration is also available.

Concentration Requirements:

Principles of Management 3cr
Marketing 3cr
Organizational Behavior 3cr
Organizational Change or Organizational Theory 3cr
Organizational Communication 3cr
Leadership 3cr
Human Resources Management 3cr
Team Leadership 3cr
Organizational Ethics 3cr
Diversity in the Workplace 3cr

Electives: Entrepreneurship, Small Business Management, Project Management, and Training & Development, Project Management, Business Elective

3cr
Capstone 3cr

Prerequisites or Co-requisites:

  • Macroeconomics or Microeconomics
  • Management Information Systems (no older than 10 years)
  • International component can be met through general education requirement.

Student Learning Outcomes

Students who graduate with a concentration in Organizational Leadership will be able to:

  1. explain the major elements that comprise successful leadership;
  2. apply organizational processes;
  3. apply practical skills essential for success in their chosen professions and in their personal lives, including interpersonal relations, problem solving, team building, collaboration, motivation, and communication;
  4. think creatively, ethically, and logically;
  5. explain globalization's effects and opportunities;
  6. integrate organizational and management theory with interpersonal competence;
  7. assess leadership effectiveness using a coherent leader/follower model; and
  8. apply ethical principles in implementing leadership decisions.

Option: Concentration in Organizational Leadership with a focus in Health Care Administration

Principles of Management 3cr
Marketing 3cr
Organizational Behavior 3cr
Organizational Change or Organizational Theory 3cr
Organizational Communication 3cr
Leadership 3cr
Human Resources Management 3cr
Team Leadership 3cr
Health Care Ethics 3cr
Diversity in Health Care 3cr
Health Care Administration Elective: Economics of Health and Health Care, Health Care Quality concepts and Principles, Health Care Finance, Health Care Law 3cr
Capstone 3cr

Co-requisites:

  • Health Care Systems and Administration
  • Macroeconomics or Microeconomics
  • Management Information Systems (no older than 10 yrs)

Student Learning Outcomes

Students who graduate with a concentration in Organizational Leadership with a Health Care Administration focus will be able to:

  1. apply organizational leadership competencies to health care administration;
  2. discuss legal and ethical responsibilities in health care;
  3. demonstrate the importance of understanding how diversity impacts health care, including patient treatment and the workforce.