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Organizational Leadership

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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
RequirementsCredits
MGT 101: Principles of Management3
MKT 220: Principles of Marketing3
MGT 315: Organizational Behavior3

One of the following:

  • MGT 326: Organizational Theory
  • MGT 327: Organizational Change
3
COM 326: Organizational Communication3
HCA 450: Leadership in HCA3
HRM 310: Human Resources Management3
MGT 451: Team Leadership3
Organizational Ethics3
Diversity in the Workplace3

Choose an elective:

  • MGT 350: Entrepreneurship
  • MGT 360: Small Business Management
  • MGT 460: Project Management
  • MGT 467: Training & Development
3
LDR 499: Capstone3
TOTAL36

Prerequisites or Co-requisites

  • ECO 103: Macroeconomics or ECO 104: Microeconomics
  • ITE 101: 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:

  • explain the major elements that comprise successful leadership;
  • apply organizational processes;
  • 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;
  • think creatively, ethically, and logically;
  • explain globalization's effects and opportunities;
  • integrate organizational and management theory with interpersonal competence;
  • assess leadership effectiveness using a coherent leader/follower model; and
  • apply ethical principles in implementing leadership decisions
Concentration Requirements
RequirementsCredits
MGT 101: Principles of Management3
MKT 220: Principles of Marketing3
MGT 315: Organizational Behavior3

One of the following:

  • MGT 326: Organizational Theory
  • MGT 327: Organizational Change
3
COM 326: Organizational Communication3
HCA 450: Leadership in HCA3
HRM 310: Human Resources Management3
MGT 451: Team Leadership3
Health Care Ethics3
Diversity in Health Care3

Choose a Health Care Administration elective:

  • HCA 311: Health Care Economics
  • HCA 201: Health Care Quality Concepts and Principles
  • HCA 211: Health Care Finance
  • HCA 411: Health Care Law
3
LDR 499: Capstone3
TOTAL36

Co-requisites

  • HCA 101: Health Care Systems and Administration
  • ECO 103: Macroeconomics or ECO 104: Microeconomics
  • ITE 101: 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:

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