Program Overview

The Master of Arts degree in Organizational Leadership is designed for individuals who are interested in developing and advancing their leadership skills in order to open career pathways for promotion, new career ventures, or enhancement of current leadership opportunities. This 30-credit degree can be completed in 20 months or less and also prepares students for doctoral studies.

Program Highlights

  • Gain the competitive edge with a master’s degree rooted in business practices and organizational principles that are immediately applicable in all professional environments.
  • Apply your work and life experiences to the curriculum, creating a meaningful and relevant program.
  • Gain hands-on skills in both for-profit and nonprofit organizational sectors.
  • Use your current company or organization as a laboratory for class projects, increasing company productivity and efficiency while earning your degree.


Required Major Credits


Cost Per Credit


Estimated Major Cost

Potential Careers

Graduates of the program are armed with the knowledge and practical skills needed to succeed in a variety of roles in related industries:

Management Positions

Nonprofit Organizations

Government Agencies

Fortune 500 Companies

Fire/Police/Paramedic Departments

Course Requirements

Students must complete the following degree components at LAPU or via applicable transfer credits.
See the catalog for more details.

Major Course Requirements
30 Credits

ORGS 500Leadership Theory and Practice

3 Credits

ORGS 520Diversity and Cultural Dynamics

3 Credits

ORGS 530Evidence-Based Decision Making

3 Credits

ORGS 550Leading with Moral Excellence

3 Credits

ORGS 570Leading Organizational Change

3 Credits

ORGS 580Strategic Thinking

3 Credits

ORGS 590Entrepreneurial Leadership

3 Credits

ORGS 610Organizational Behavior and Development

3 Credits

ORGS 680Advanced Topics in Strategic Leadership

3 Credits

ORGS 690Organizational Leadership Capstone

3 Credits
Total Credits
30 Credits
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