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Western Kentucky University

Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership


             

 

 Commencement2014

 

Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership classes

are designed to meet the needs of diverse students for professional training

that is broadly based upon knowledge from:

Business

Economics

Communications

Organizational Functioning

Leadership Principles

Political Science

Psychology

Research

 

 

The program emphasizes application. Students have the opportunity to develop and refine administrative knowledge and leadership skills in a variety of modern public and private sector organizations.


Electives outside pre-approved curriculum may be utilized within the degree program with prior approval of faculty advisor.
 
 

The Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership program is a 30-hour program

consisting of the following:

 

Core of Required Courses (15 hours)

COMM 531: Global Leadership Communication

     OR   PS 520: Elements of Public Administration

     OR   LEAD 575: Special Topics in Leadership

EDFN 500: Research Methods

     OR   SOCL 513 Methods of Social Research

LEAD 500: Effective Leadership Studies

LEAD 525: Leadership Ethics

LEAD 600: Capstone in Leadership Studies

 

General Electives (15 hours)

Students may choose from a variety of classes in topics such as communicating during crises, the principles of accounting, the development and learning tendencies of adults, mediating and negotiating, ethics, and political geography. Other electives may potentially be utilized within the degree program with prior approval of a Leadership Studies advisor. Contact Dr. John Baker, for more information.

ADED 611: Adult Development and Learning

AMS 520: Resource Management OR AMS 671 Quality Management

AMS 671: Quality Management

BA 505: Survey of Accounting Principles

BA 592: Special Topics In Business

CNS 555: Social and Cultural Diversity

CNS 585: Leadership and Administration in Student Affairs

COMM 561: Multinational Business Communication

COMM 565: Communication and Conflict

COMM 587: Mediation and Negotiation in Intercultural Settings

GEOG 525: Seminar in Political Geography

HCA 540: Health Care Organization and Administration

LEAD 575: Special Topics in Leadership

PS 520: Elements of Public Administration

PS 538: Ethics and Bureaucracy

PS 541: Public Personnel Administration

 
 
For information or to make an appointment, contact:
 
John
 
Dr. John Baker
Assistant Professor, Leadership Studies 

Phone: (270) 745-5149
Email:  john.baker1@wku.edu
Office:  TPH 224
 

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 Last Modified 10/4/14