The Department of Leadership and Organizational Administration offers the Master of Science in Leadership (MSL) with a concentration in Strategic Leadership.
The Master of Science in Leadership (MSL) is an interdisciplinary graduate degree program in the social sciences. The 30-hour program is designed for students who wish to pursue graduate professional studies in an online learning environment.
The MSL is a professionally-oriented program that responds to the dynamic needs of students working in or preparing for rapidly changing professional environments and expectations. In this program of interdisciplinary graduate studies, students make connections between various professional fields and traditional social science disciplines.
Professionals that might be served by the MSL program include, but are not limited to, individuals working in commerce, information technology, mass media, government, social services, health care, and education.
The program requires completion of 30 semester credit hours (10 courses).
LDSP 5300 Survey of Best Practices in Leadership
LDSP 5050 Professional Environment: Issues and Ethics
LDSP 5330 Research Methods
LDSP 5160 Organizational Strategy for Leaders
LDSP 5350 Diversity in the Workplace
Elective courses (choose five):
LDSP 5060 Communication Skills for Organizational Administration
LDSP 5105 Project Planning and Scheduling
LDSP 5110 Organizational Innovation
LDSP 5120 Leadership Development Strategies for Organizations
LDSP 5130 Leadership Judgement and Decision Making
LDSP 5140 Influence and Persuasion
LDSP 5150 Power, Ethics, and Leadership
LDSP 5200 Organizational Culture, Politics, and Change
LDSP 5210 Globalization
LDSP 5310 Community Leadership
LDSP 5400 Grant Development
LDSP 5410 Grant Administration
LDSP 5420 Applied Project Management
LDSP 5560 Small Group Leadership
LDSP 5700 Conflict Management and Negotiation
To learn more about this program, contact our Graduate Coordinator:
Dr. Kathryn Woods, Associate Professor for Leadership and Organizational Administration
firstname.lastname@example.org or 931-221-1419