MA in Organizational Leadership
An innovative, formative leadership program with online and evening classes for working professionals.
Spring semester begins January 11, 2018 - Apply Now!
Fall semester begins August 2018 - Apply Now!
You've got the skills to manage, now find your voice to lead. The Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership (MAOL) program empowers mid-career professionals with the skills and training necessary to lead within complex, diverse organizations. Personal and professional formation are integral to the program, driving students to develop self-awareness about their individual leadership style while embracing:
- Conflict transformation techniques
- Research-based decision making and strategic planning
- Individual and team leadership
- Financial management
- Identifying and nurturing the gifts of others
- Personal introspection and mentoring with an experienced professional
All of this is accomplished within the context of EMU's core principles of values-based leadership, stewardship, and creation care.
We also recognize that our students are busy, working professionals. The MAOL program is specifically designed to suit your needs, offering a flexible schedule of evening (6 PM - 10 PM) and online classes that alternate every-other week. This 35 semester hour program can be completed in as little as 24 months.
Not ready to commit to a full master's degree?
Our graduate certificate programs offer a core of essential courses that can be completed in as little as 12 months. Credit from these courses can be transferred to a full master's degree if you decide to continue your studies.