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Management and Organizational Leadership Emphasis

MSA degrees offered in Evening formats

Leadership is "a process whereby an individual influences a group of individuals to achieve a common goal” (Northouse, 2016).

Where are you looking to anticipate the next change in your life? Change is inevitable!

Based on the trend for developing Managers and Leaders in Organizations, earning a Master of Science in Administration with an emphasis in Management and Organizational Leadership will provide information that is current and transferable in your job, organization, or career.


30 credit hours

Graduate Management Cluster
IBA 54000   Management and Administrative Theory
IBA 54100   Organizational Behavior
IBA 54675   Employment Law and Management 

Graduate Leadership I Cluster
IBA 54320   Leadership Theory
IBA 54550   Leading Transformational Change
IBA 54720   Business Ethics and Leadership

Graduate Leadership II Cluster
IBA 54420   Organizational Change Management 
IBA 54850   Managing in a Global Environment 
IBA 54875   Designing Organizations 

IBA 60100   Business Policies and Strategies 

Are you courageous enough to abandon a practice that has made you successful in the past? Be a visionary leader and be a forward thinker.

As leadership trends evolve, organizations need to develop leaders that are effective, results oriented, and successful in motivating employees and meeting goal objectives. Based on a recent research study of 4,000 companies, Rosalinda Torres (2014) explained 58% of companies had significant talent gaps for critical leadership roles and 50% of companies failed to develop effective leaders for the 21st century. 

What is the diversity of your leadership skills, behaviors, and stakeholder network? Develop and grow your network!

Based on the current trends in leadership, this program will help leaders gain knowledge, develop skills, and behaviors that can be used in your organization. As the business world continues to grow and change, effective leaders of the 21st century strive to be different, break out of the comfort zone, develop relationships, willing to take risks, learn new approaches for solving problems.


Lindenwood University
209 S. Kingshighway
St. Charles, MO 63301