Online Master’s Degrees in Organizational Leadership
Graduates may either seek entry to upper-level employment or enroll in a doctoral degree program. Graduates of master’s degree programs may find employment in government, business management, training and development, human resources, and retail management.
- Prerequisite: Bachelor’s Degree
- Program Length: One to two years to complete
- Post-Grad Options: Employment or Doctoral Program
- Projected Employment Growth: 15% (2010-2020)*
The curriculum for master’s level organizational leadership may integrate general business courses with core leadership classes. These courses may teach students how to implement an organization communication plan, analyze common behaviors within organizations, and develop processes to effectively lead personnel. Core organizational leadership courses may include the following:
- Management Communication
- Organizational Behavior
- Leading Change
- Human Resources Management
- Financial Decision Making
- Operations Management
- Organizational Leadership
Master’s level graduates may explore opportunities in human resources, retail management, organizational training, executive management, and politics. According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, organizational leadership employment opportunities are projected to increase by 15% from 2010-2020.*
Possible careers include:
- Training and Development Director
- Human Resources Manager
- Operations Manager
- Administrative Services Manager
Students who complete a master’s program in organizational leadership may have the opportunity to continue their education by enrolling in a doctoral program in a similar or related field. A doctoral degree program in organizational leadership may provide students with advanced quantitative research skills as well as enhanced leadership and strategic planning skills. Employers may require potential employees to hold a master’s degree to be eligible for mid to upper-level organizational leadership positions.
*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook
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