Organizational Development and Leadership, Leadership in Society Concentration, M.S.

Leadership in Society is the broadest Organizational Development and Leadership concentration, allowing you to select from a wide range of graduate courses in social sciences and humanities to best prepare for your own career goals.

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What Will I Learn?

The program allows you to:

  • Learn basic principles and theories of organizational development and the role of leadership
  • Enhance skills and knowledge in specified content areas
  • Combine theory with practical experience through an experiential capstone

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Meet Abolfazl Farajnezam

"The syllabus of the program is really interesting due to the fact that it will provide all the firsthand information that a prospective leader might need."

How Abolfazl Found Success at Ship

What are the requirements for this degree?

A minimum 2.75 GPA from your undergraduate experience, a one page goals statement matching your goals to the program's objectives and a resume are required for admission.

In addition to core and concentration courses, you must complete an experiential capstone.

The Graduate Catalog provides details about program requirements.

What Types of Careers Could I Get With This Degree?

Alumni from this concentration work in a wide range of settings from athletics and accessibility work to marketing, HR recruiting, workforce development, non-profit leadership and the public sector.

What Kinds of Experiences Could I Have on Campus?

This interdisciplinary program offers a broad social science perspective on the interactions between leaders, followers and social structures. The highlight is an experiential capstone where you will put leadership into practice and gain valuable real world insights.