The Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership is designed to meet the needs of diverse students for professional training that is based upon knowledge from business, economics, communication, organizational functioning, leadership principles, political science, psychology and research.
Ask any CEO what they need to make their operations successful. It’s talented individuals who can effectively lead and manage different aspects of the organization. Look online at the many surveys of top career fields to pursue. Managers with a solid combination of technical and professional skills consistently top the lists.
The Organizational Leadership program at WKU prepares you for a career in a wide variety of professions. OL students enhance their college studies and technical backgrounds by developing the applied leadership, managerial, and professional skills that are in great demand. The program is practical and applied, not theoretical.
The program provides unique opportunities for students to apply what they are learning. Students focus on influencing people, while managing processes, products, and services. Employers value the leadership skills, decision-making, and operational knowledge that graduates possess.
Additionally, this degree lets you select your elective courses based on your personal interests and professional goals. Students develop their own program that allows them to advance in their chosen career field, which allows enough flexibility for you to focus on an area of specialization and earn a graduate certificate while moving toward a master’s degree.
Electives outside pre-approved curriculum may be utilized within the degree program with prior approval of faculty advisor.
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