MBA in Organizational Leadership

Online MBA in Organizational Leadership

Take your education to the next level with an MBA in Organizational Leadership. With this specialization added to your online MBA degree from the Forbes School of Business® at Ashford University, you will be well prepared to lead today's organizations through changing times. Through three specific courses of the Organizational Leadership specialization, you will explore leadership opportunities, organizational change, and how these will impact the future.

Earn your MBA with Organizational Leadership specialization online

To become a leader you must take important steps to reach your goals. Earning an online organizational leadership focused degree could be your next step. Ashford University courses are available through an online classroom and your course discussions can be reached through your smartphone, tablet, or computer. Simple moves like these give you a clear advantage with an organizational leadership focused degree. Start earning yours today.

What is an MBA in Organizational Leadership?

An MBA in Organizational Leadership pairs graduate-level studies in business administration with special topics in leadership and management theory. Common areas of study for an Organizational Leadership MBA include change management, strategic thinking, decision-making, marketing, and innovation, with the goal of becoming an effective leader for today’s diverse and global workforce. Common roles for graduates with an MBA in Organizational Leadership include operations managers, executive directors, corporate communications managers, national sales managers, and human resources directors in a number of industries. An Organizational Leadership MBA teaches how to lead today’s businesses smoothly into the future.

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Organizational Leadership MBA Courses

(9 credits, each course is 3 credits)

To achieve your MBA in Organizational Leadership, you must complete these three courses of the Organizational Leadership specialization in addition to the core MBA courses.

BUS 660 Contemporary Issues in Organizational Leadership
This course provides an in-depth examination of the multi-faceted concept of leadership studies by presenting the student with the vocabulary, concepts, theories, and applicable research that are fundamental to the understanding of leadership. The course will examine contemporary and historical leadership issues unique to women and minority leaders, the moral and ethical responsibility of leadership, and leadership in a variety of contexts. Leadership as a social and political influence process will be examined.

BUS 661 Leading Organizational Change
This course will blend theories of leadership with concepts and models of organizational change. The change process consists of a series of steps that focuses on vision, implementation, change agents and other internal and external components. This course provides insight into types of changes impacting organizations and possible strategies to effectively address those changes.

BUS 691 Strategies in Organizational Leadership
This course builds on the leadership, business, and management concepts contained in the MBA program. It provides the student with the opportunity to synthesize all prior learning in leadership and related coursework and experiences, both personal and professional. It will allow the student to expand their thinking and explore the arena of leadership and how it will impact the future of the individual, the organization, and the world in which we live.

If this online MBA specialization fits your personal goals, contact Ashford University at 866.711.1700 to learn more, or request additional information.