Director of Master of Science Program Named

Thomas Barron

Director of Master of Science Program Named

Charter Oak State College has named Thomas A. Barron, Jr., CAGS, MBA, MSOD, Director of its new online Master of Science in Organizational Effectiveness and Leadership program.

Barron comes to Charter Oak from American International College in Springfield, MA, where he was the Assistant Professor of Management of Graduate Business Programs. He was previously the Director of Graduate Business Programs and an Adjunct Faculty member teaching undergraduate and graduate business program courses with focuses in management, finance, and accounting. Barron also brings real world experience with corporate roles including Controller, Treasurer, Cost Accountant and Human Resources.

Barron says of the program, “The Masters in Organizational Effectiveness and Leadership Program develops and transforms its students into dynamic managers and leaders. This will be accomplished through the dissemination of applied knowledge and skill sets that encourages these future leaders to perceive future trends, identify and solve problems utilizing systems thinking, lead substantive change initiatives, and develop team members with the goal of improving individual, team, and organizational performance in their organization.”

The Master of Science in Organizational Effectiveness and Leadership is a fully online, 33-credit program with the student’s choice of a Business or Non-Profit Track. Prospective students can learn more at www.CharterOak.edu/Masters. Classes begin this August.

Charter Oak State College has been ranked #2 of 100 colleges for Best College for Returning Adults. The national rank was awarded by College Factual and announced by Forbes.com.