领导学理学硕士

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Are you an emerging leader looking to acquire skills in managing 改变, 伦理决策, 在你的组织中领导创新?

领导学理学硕士,你将学习如何:

  • Use cutting-edge strategies in innovation, design thinking, and 改变 management
  • Communicate effectively across 组织s to create high functioning teams
  • Make sound and ethical decisions when faced with 挑战s in your workplace
  • Provide innovative and visionary 领导 to take your 组织 to the next level

项目的优势

  • 100%的在线 课程为您的日程安排提供了灵活性
  • 加速36-credit小时 课程可以在16个月内完成
  • 教学质量 来自UE教师和经验丰富的行业专业人士
  • 个性化程度 主要集中在四个方面

核心课程

的领导核心

  • This course examines 领导 theory, 概念, and practice. Students will identify leaders and 领导 styles and apply the knowledge to better understand and positively affect their 组织, 业务, 或机构. Self-reflection will be a focus of the class as students evaluate their 领导 styles and practices to identify areas of growth and personal development.
  • 使用各种组织, 管理, 和行为理论, 概念, 以及分析的原则, 诊断, 预测, and guiding human behavior within 组织s committed to public service. 强调动机, 领导, 改变, 沟通, 个性, 团体动力学, 和组织发展.
  • 专注于收购, 分配, and management control of 金融 resources within 组织s. 包括成本分析, 财务状况分析与策略, 报销, 定价政策, 预算, 资本支出, 财务报告分析, 非正式和外部控制. Emphasizes 金融 terminology and 组织 of 金融 状态ments. Requires analytical approach to ratio analysis and 组织 diagnostics.
  • Examines decision making in 领导 roles by extensive use of case studies. Material from other LDR courses is integrated into the study of decisions facing all types of 组织s committed to leading and serving.
  • This course will explore the 概念 of systems thinking and design thinking and apply them to complex problems facing 组织s of all types. Knowledge and skills are developed in holistic systems analysis, 同理心, 问题定义, 意念, 快速构建原型, 以及培育创新的实验. 学生将利用合作, cross-disciplinary approaches to tackle multi-faceted problems and develop innovative solutions.
  • This course will examine and analyze 沟通 theories in 组织s. The student will study the principles of 沟通 effectively used in high-functioning teams. The course will allow students to look at problems in 沟通 and how it can effectively create 改变 across an 组织 of any size.
  • This course examines the competencies needed to thrive as a culturally responsive leader, 同时促进多元化组织的发展. Course participants will learn to recognize personal and institutional biases associated with discrimination and acquire the knowledge and the skill set needed to lead cross-culturally.
  • This course examines the strategic dimensions of 领导. 主题包括建立远景, 战略规划, 以及战略计划的实施. Students will examine strategic issues and apply their knowledge to positively affect their 组织, 业务, 或机构.
  • This is an experiential learning course in which students complete real-world consulting projects for start-ups or existing 组织s (业务, 非营利性, 公民, 或教育). 所有的队伍都有教练指导. Competencies are developed and refined in leading consulting projects, 项目管理, 团队合作, 专业的交互, 沟通表达能力. Students draw upon diverse team member strengths to deliver value on their projects. The GAP Graduate Capstone course provides the student with the opportunity to apply the skill sets developed throughout the course of the program. The student will work in cross-disciplinary teams to develop recommendations for clients on real-world issues. This experience will allow the student to enhance his or her critical thinking, 领导, 团队合作, 和沟通能力. The GAP Capstone projects vary in focus and are based upon the specific needs of client and the professional development needs of the student. 这种体验旨在让人兴奋, 挑战, and exhilarate the student with a view of how to enhance his or her skills for professional effectiveness.

选修课

创新

  • 本课程将提供设计思维的概览, focusing specifically on the processes of Empathizing and Prototyping. Students will explore the 应用程序 of these processes across varying fields and disciplines, while learning to identify and understand client needs and develop potential solutions to proposed problems.
  • This course will explore how leaders can utilize applied creativity and creative problem solving within 组织s. Systems thinking will be introduced to help students understand how to create 改变 within an 组织 or team. Students will examine creative problem solving styles and the ways they influence creative problem solving processes. Students will learn creative problem solving processes and facilitation skills necessary to define complex problems, 形成概念, 开发解决方案, 并在协作环境下制定行动计划. Divergent and convergent thinking skills will be applied to enhance creativity and drive innovation.
  • 在这门课, leaders will learn how to put in place a reliable system through which an entire 组织 can engage seamlessly in innovation. Leaders will learn how to leverage the innovative capacities of employees to generate growth, 抓住机遇, 传动效率, 并为公司的未来做好准备.

高等教育

  • This course focuses on the theoretical basis and best practices in student services in higher education with particular emphasis on 金融 aid, 保留, 招聘, 学生活动, 支持服务和居住生活. Students will develop an understanding of the changing demographics and characteristics of college students in relation to academic, 社会, 和生理需求.
  • 本课程将探讨学术, 政治, 法律, 政府, 金融, and other influencers that higher education leaders are forced to consider as they lead their institutions into the future. This course will build upon the content from the 政策 and Historical Trends in 高等教育 course, 以及核心的领导力课程.
  • This course investigates the legislation and litigation which forms the basis of education at the national, 状态, 和地方各级. Students will examine historical and current cases rendered by federal and 状态 courts concerning procedural and substantive due process, 公民权利, 特殊人群, 家长和学生权利, and contractual 法律ities to help professionals have a sound knowledge of the pertinent 法律 landscape for 领导 and decision making.

非营利性的

  • 本课程专为在职或有抱负的经理人而设, 工作人员, and 志愿者 in the non-profit sector who want to become familiar with the fundamentals of fundraising. We will look at philanthropy on a global scale and within the United States. Key areas that will be covered are funding sources; motivations for giving; methods of giving; types of funding; and developing relationships.
  • This course will help students understand the important role non-profits play in the United States and the impact they have on communities. kb体育官网登录入口将讨论优点, 弱点, opportunities and threats for non-profits and their leaders. 关键领域,如使命宣言, 战略规划, 董事会, 志愿者, 并将在非营利组织的职业生涯涵盖.
  • This course is designed for students who are interested in learning about innovation in a world that is steeped in history. While the non-profit world tends to 改变 slowly, recent innovations are forcing 改变 quickly. 在这门课 we will discuss the major theories of 改变; the differences between personal 改变 and 组织al 改变; the impact of 组织al 改变 on leaders; and innovations in the world of non-profits.

公共卫生

  • This course presents selected information, 概念, and methods from the field of public health. 关于历史的话题, 组织, 融资, 讨论了公共卫生系统的服务问题. All topics are presented from a population-based perspective. 夏天.
  • The aim of this course is to provide students with an overview of the U.S. health care system, its components, and the policy 挑战s created by its 组织. The course will focus on the major health policy institutions and important issues that cut across institutions, including private insurers and the federal/状态 融资 programs. Attention will also be given to disparities in access to care, the role of pharmaceuticals in health care and the pricing and regulation of the pharmaceutical industry, 英亩的质量, 长期护理的挑战, 以及人口老龄化, 以及成本增长的驱动因素. 春天.
  • This course examines the myriad of programs and policies in public health via a developmental approach to learning about health problems. 本课程将涵盖各种主题, 包括国家的计划和政策, 母婴保健, 方案规划, 研究, 监控, 和宣传. 春天.

职业准备

Graduates of the program will emerge with the knowledge and confidence to thrive in today’s dynamic environments and be prepared for tomorrow’s opportunities and 挑战s.

学生学习成果:

  1. Develop the skills and mindset to lead innovation and bring positive 改变 in an 组织.
  2. Develop the critical and problem solving skills necessary to implement strategic initiatives.
  3. Communicate effectively across 组织s to create high functioning teams.
  4. Demonstrate cultural awareness and competence in workplace interactions.
  5. Demonstrate sound and 伦理决策 skills to address 挑战s faced by leaders in 组织s today.

职业前景*

The MS in 领导 program can help propel your career into several growing areas of management.

  • 就业增长对 管理职业 is projected to be 7% from 2018-28, (median annual wage for these positions in 2018 was $104,240).
  • 就业增长对 社会和社区服务经理 is projected to be 13% from 2018-28 (median wage for these positions in 2018 was $65,320).
  • 就业增长对 高层管理人员和组织领导 is projected to be 6% from 2018-28 (median wage for these positions in 2018 was $189,600).

*According to the US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

应用程序需求

When you are ready to apply, here are the requirements and documents you’ll need to get started.

  1. Official transcripts verifying receipt of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
  2. 完成 应用程序
  3. Resume detailing three years of professional or internship experience
  4. 本科累计GPA 3.0分或MAT或GRE成绩
  5. 两封推荐信

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