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Master of Arts in Organizational Management

Develop professional competence in a world of rapid change with your IACBE accredited Master of Arts in Organizational Management degree from Ashford University. Scholarships are also available.

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What you will learn

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. Upon completion of the Master of Arts in Organizational Management degree program, you will be able to:

  • Evaluate the role of management practice in organizations and the managerial processes to effectively implement an organizational communication plan
  • Analyze common behavioral factors that are present in organization
  • Analyze the factors that shape the legal environment of an organization
  • Develop processes and policies to manage human capital in organizations
  • Evaluate the importance of ethics and corporate social responsibility
  • Develop a framework of analysis for strategic planning

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Your Courses in Organizational Management

Your Master of Arts in Organizational Management degree empowers you to become an effective leader with global vision and awareness. You will choose to complete either the standard Master of Arts program, which emphasizes the human side of leadership, or add one of several diverse and dynamic specializations to enhance your degree.

Major Course Requirements (24 credits, all courses are 3 credits.)

Standard Program Courses (no specialization) (9 credits, all courses are 3 credits.)

Specializations in Organizational Management

If you decide not to do the standard program, you can delve into other areas of organizational management by choosing a specialization for your organizational management program. Each specialization focuses on a unique element within the scope of organizational management that will further enhance your skills and prepare you for a larger range of responsibility. A specialization consists of three (3), three (3) credit courses. Choose from the following specializations:

Global Management

Human Resources Management

Media Management

Organizational Leadership

Project Management

Public Administration

Standard MA/Org Mngmt

Supply Chain Management

MA in Organizational Management

With the MA in Organizational Management program, you are acquiring the skills to be a business leader in the global marketplace. Dr. Maja Zelihic, Chair of the MA in Organizational Management program, explains some of those skills in this video.

Careers in Organizational Management

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. Take a look at your potential career options.

Organizational Management Careers.

The Master of Arts in Organizational Management degree is IACBE accredited.

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Are you currently a licensed RN?

This program requires you to be a current licensed registered nurse. Please check out other programs to reach your education goals such as the BA in Health and Wellness.