Online Master's Degree in Organizational Management
Develop professional competence in a world of rapid change with your Master of Arts in Organizational Management degree from Ashford University.
The Master of Arts in Organizational Management allows you to develop advanced skills in dealing with the complex problems that organizations and individuals face in today's marketplace. Your courses in organizational change, marketing, decision making, strategic thinking, and innovation will cultivate the landscape for building an organizational culture that embraces quality and diversity.
You have many options as a Master's graduate to enter an area of business or industry for which your in-depth knowledge of organizational management has prepared you. You can start your own businesses, or pursue careers with local, state, or federal government. You may also seek a career in any of the following industries:
- Human Resources
- Public Relations
- Non-profit Organizations
- Entrepreneurial Startups
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You can choose the standard Master of Arts advanced program, which emphasizes the human side of leadership, or one of several diverse and dynamic specializations to enhance your degree. Each specializations focuses on a unique element within the scope of Organizational Management, which will further enhance your skills and prepare you for a larger range of responsibility. Choose from the following specializations
- Global Management
- Health Care Administration
- Human Resources Management
- Organizational Leadership
- Project Management
- Public Administration
- Supply Chain Management
Global Management (9 credits)
Diversify your repertoire of leadership skills. With your Global Management Specialization added to your Master of Arts in Organizational Management degree from Ashford University, you will develop a broad understanding of business and management across national and cultural boundaries. The Global Management Specialization exposes you to leadership strategies from a socio-political context, while providing you with the insight you need to comprehend and compare a variety of management styles from around the world.
Health Care Administration (9 credits)
Give your career in health care a head start. With your Health Care Administration Specialization added to your Master of Arts in Organizational Management degree from Ashford University, you will enjoy the confidence that comes from a greater understanding of health policy, economics, and program implementation. The Health Care Administration Specialization prepares you to assume leadership and management positions in healthcare organizations. You will increase interpersonal and organizational skills while developing a wide range of expertise in accounting, quality assurance, risk management, health policy, law, strategic planning, statistical analysis, and organizational management.
Human Resources Management (9 credits)
Elevate your administration skills to new heights. With your Human Resources Management Specialization added to your Master of Arts in Organizational Management degree from Ashford University, you will cover training and development, compensation and benefits, and strategies in human resources management. The Human Resources Management Specialization is your opportunity to explore how the Human Resources function can thrive within organizations, while crafting a solid hiring strategy to recruit the best talent, as well as the ever-changing legal requirements that influence the HR decision-making process.
Organizational Leadership (9 credits)
Take your education to the next level with a specialization in Organizational Leadership. With your Organizational Leadership Specialization added to your Master of Arts in Organizational Management degree from Ashford University, you will be well prepared to lead today's organizations through changing times. The Organizational Leadership Specialization amplifies your expertise in business and management while you explore leadership opportunities, organizational change, and how these will impact the future.
Project Management (9 credits)
Create ambitious goals and get results! With your Project Management Specialization added to your Master of Arts in Organizational Management degree from Ashford University, you will master the discipline of successfully completing the specific objectives of any large endeavor. The Project Management Specialization builds upon your competency in project planning and risk management while developing a wide range of expertise in procurement, finance, and operations.
Public Administration (9 credits)
Explore your passion for public service. With your Public Administration Specialization added to your Master of Arts in Organizational Management degree from Ashford University, you will enhance the management skills you need to perform effectively within a public, government, or non-governmental organizations. The Public Administration Specialization trains you to master the complexities of promoting civil society and social justice while developing a wide range of expertise in budgeting, human resources, quantitative methods, and public policy.
Supply Chain Management (9 credits)
Provide all the right goods at just the right time. With your Supply Chain Management Specialization added to your Master of Arts in Organizational Management degree from Ashford University, you will further develop your logistics management skills, including materials management, evaluation and measurement, as well as distribution and inventory systems. The Supply Chain Management Specialization supplements your competency in business administration while providing more specifically focused training in operations, production and delivery methods, quantitative methods, logistics, strategic planning, and project management.
Courses are taught by graduate-degreed faculty with real-world experience in the fields they teach.
If this program fits your personal and professional goals, contact Ashford University at 866.711.1700 to learn more, or request additional information.