Organizational Leadership

Masters of Organizational Leadership with concentrations in Healthcare, Nonprofit, For-Profit, Higher Education Online

Many different industries are experiencing dynamic changes and reliable growth, and professionals need the leadership knowledge and skills to stay competitive in the marketplace. The Masters of Organizational Leadership (MOL) draws on expertise of the Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership to support professionals from a variety of fields in their leadership development. USF uniquely prepares students in the theories that inform students of the issues and best practices in their respective field, plus practical experiences that make them more effective leaders.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students classify and apply prominent and current leadership styles and models.
  • Students demonstrate awareness and communications skills in the management of diversity and the inclusive workplace.
  • Students analyze components of a strategic plan.
  • Students synthesize current leadership literature to support best practices in the leadership development process.
  • Students analyze change management in organizations.

Degree Requirements

Masters of Organizational Leadership with Concentrations requires 36 credit hours, including 24 credit hours in Core Courses and 12 credit hours in the selected concentration (Healthcare, Services, Nonprofit, For-Profit, Higher Education)

Program of Studies

  • Core Courses, 24 credit hours: BUS 555, BUS 575, BUS 580, BUS 631, ORGL 517, ORGL 533, ORGL 637, ORGL 690
  • Healthcare Services, 12 credit hours: BUS 683, MHA 520, MHA 575, MHA 660
  • Nonprofit Organization, 12 credit hours: BUS 658, BUS 661, BUS 665, BUS 683
  • For-Profit, 12 credit hours: BUS 551, BUS 638, BUS 670, ECON 565
  • Higher Education, 12 credit hours: BUS 551 or BUS 683, BUS 665, EDUC 611, EDUC 658

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Possess a bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution*
  • Possess a minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale.
  • If the cumulative GPA is below 2.75 with less than five years professional work experience the applicant must take the GMAT and submit scores to the university for review.
  • Applicants possessing a bachelor’s degree or higher from a non-regionally accredited institution, may take the GMAT for admission consideration. Scores of 500 or above are required for admission.

To apply for the Online MOL, students must:

  • Submit online application for admission
  • Submit official bachelor or higher degree granting transcript
  • Submit a letter expressing professional goals in pursuing the degree

*Note: Applicants possessing a bachelor’s degree or higher from a non-regionally accredited institution, may take the GMAT for admission consideration. Scores of 500 or above are required for admission.

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