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Organizational Management (M.Ed.)

The Master of Education in Organizational Management is a 36-credit program designed for professionals from all types of organizations that are facing reform and change in the way they currently operate.

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The Master of Education in Organizational Management program 
is designed for those seeking to advance leadership roles in public or private sector organizations. The program is ideal for those working in social service, healthcare, higher education, private schools, nonprofit or governmental organizations.

Students receive comprehensive instruction on the most effective leadership methods and techniques, namely:


• Improving communication and problem-solving;

• Management of current operational and financial data;

• Negotiation and conflict resolution strategies;

• Best practices in staffing and talent development;

• Use of emerging technologies.


Additional program features include:


• Asynchronous online program for convenience and flexibility;

• Individual and team-based learning for a robust learning experience;

• Program completion in as few as 16 months;

• Competitive pricing.


Admission Requirements
  1. Application and non-refundable $50 application fee
  2. 250-500 word essay explaining your professional goals, and reasons for seeking the degree
  3. Official transcripts of undergraduate and graduate course work
  4. Two letters of recommendation
  5. Official score on either the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or Graduate Record Exam (GRE)
  6. Personal interview

Program of Study

Core Courses for the Standard Program
OM 501 Introduction to Organizational Management 3 cr.
OM 509 Ethics and Emotional Intelligence 3 cr.
OM 512 Marketing and Branding Organizations 3 cr.
OM 537 Operational and Financial Analysis 3 cr.
OM 517 Leading Organizational Change 3 cr.
OM 518 Trends in Technology 3 cr.
OM 568 Organizational Metrics 3 cr.
OM 520 Talent Management 3 cr.
OM 563 Research Strategies 3 cr.
OM 565 Project Management 3 cr.
OM 566 Creativity and Innovation 3 cr.
OM 567 Negotiation and Conflict 3 cr.
Total 36 cr.

OR

Non-Profit Management Specialization Courses*
OMNP 550 Managing the Non-Profit 3 cr.
OMNP 560 Marketing and Fundraising in Non-Profits 3 cr.
OMNP 570 Non-Profit Leadership 3 cr.
OMNP 580 Strategy for Non-Profits 3 cr.
Total 12 cr.

OR

Higher Education Specialization Courses*
OM 506 Introduction to Higher Education 3 cr.
OM 514 Learning Environments and Concepts 3 cr.
OM 540 Assessment and Outcomes in Higher Education 3 cr.
OM 525 Student Affairs in Higher Education 3 cr.
Total 12 cr.

Total Program 


36 cr.

*please note specialization tracks will not be offered after Fall 2017. 

Learning Outcomes

  1. Articulate a leadership theory for application in their professional field.
  2. Apply research skills to learn and develop advanced knowledge in their professional field.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge and skills in broad array of topics affecting organizations (i.e. non-profits, secondary/private school administration, and human resource professional).
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