Organizational Leadership (M.A.)
The Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership program prepares leaders from a broad range of institutional settings to impact positively their organizations and communities while completing the mission of Harrison Graduate School to provide graduate programs which equip students to fulfill the mission of the University (i.e. to prepare students spiritually, academically, professionally, and cross-culturally so as to successfully fill evangelistic, missions and church ministry roles and to provide quality educational and professional Christian service wherever needed throughout the world) through increased professional and ministerial effectiveness and preparation for future academic training.
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program the student will be able to:
Identify and strategize for the development of their unique personality, gifts and assets within a framework of servant leadership.
Demonstrate leadership knowledge, capabilities, and characteristics needed to impact positively the church or marketplace.
Create a dynamic plan to manage personal and professional growth.
Program Entrance Requirements
To be accepted into this program, the student must have an undergraduate degree with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.50 from an accredited college or university. Any exceptions must be approved by the Dean of the Harrison Graduate School.
PROFESSIONAL COMPONENT: 36 hours
LDR 5213 Research Literature and Technology
LDR 5223 Energizing People for Performance
LDR 5233 Foundations of Leadership: History, Theory, Application & Development
LDR 5243 Leadership in Management
LDR 5253 Spiritual Formation
LDR 5263 Leading High-Impact Teams
LDR 5273 Biblical Servant Leadership
LDR 5283 Motivation, Teams, Coaching & Mentoring
LDR 5293 Reinventing Leadership: A Breakthrough Approach
LDR 5313 Strategic Thinking, Planning & Organizational Change
LDR 5323 Organizational Communication, Conflict Resolution & Negotiation
LDR 5333 Leadership Practicum
TOTAL PROGRAM HOURS: 36
The courses for the Organizational Leadership degree are on a strict rotation. Students are accepted into the program each spring and must follow the rotation schedule. No course substitutions or deviations are permitted.
All students must apply for graduation from the Registrar’s Office. Application for graduation must be made by the end of late registration in the semester in which the student anticipates to graduate. In order to qualify for a specific graduation date, graduating students must have all program and course requirements completed. Contact the Graduate School Office and Registrar’s Office for more information.