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Distance Learning & Online Organizational Leadership Degree Programs

Graduates of an organizational leadership program will have the skills and knowledge necessary to assume a leadership role in any type of business or company. While broad in its scope, the organizational leadership program is designed to assist students to understand the complex issues that surround the hierarchy and management within an organization and how the most effective decision making and management can be implemented. Students will focus on the various organizational models, the most effective problem solving and decision making methods as well as the skills needed to become an effective and highly skilled manager and leader.

Courses will include both basic and advanced level management courses in areas such as finance, structural organization, business management, financial management and human resource management and development. In addition students can specialize in any one of those areas and will also complete classes on effective leadership strategies, communication, team building, conflict resolution, and human behavior. Models of various business structures as well as the history of leadership within business are provided to help students gain a theoretical understanding of the field. Many students of organizational leadership programs also complete courses in political science, organizational structure, accounting, marketing and sales, economics or international business or global economies and markets.

Since a large percentage of the jobs as organizational leaders will include the ability to evaluate, analyze and plan these key elements will be stressed throughout the program. In conjunction the ability to research, gather the right data, verify sources and then make the correct decision weighing all the factors will be emphasized. The distinct skill of leadership including the ability to create teams will be developed through assignments and projects, as will the ability to communicate effectively with management and staff.

Masters Programs

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MA in Organizational Leadership from Gonzaga University

The Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership degree program incorporates a very broad course of study in business and human aspects of organizations. Students in this program acquire the necessary leadership skills to be effective in organizational… Additional Information »

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Master of Science in Organizational Leadership from Norwich University

Graduates of a course of study in the Master of Science in organizational leadership program are typically moving into upper levels of administration and leadership in industry, military positions, political office or corporations. The goal of the program… Additional Information »

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Master of Science in Organizational Leadership from Norwich University

Graduates of a course of study in the Master of Science in organizational leadership program are typically moving into upper levels of administration and leadership in industry, military positions, political office or corporations. The goal of the program… Additional Information »

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Master of Science in Organizational Leadership from National University

National University's School of Business and Management offers this degree to train students to become leaders in the international business community. By studying the ethical, social and communicative characteristics of leaders, students learn how to… Additional Information »

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MBA in Organizational Leadership from Ashford University

The MBA in Organizational Leadership from Ashford University provides students with the background knowledge and the leadership skills they‘ll need to graduate as competent professionals in their field. Courses will focus on the theories, history and… Additional Information »

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