New Master’s Program designed to help people be leaders
The success of any organization depends in large part on knowledgeable, caring and ethical leaders, who can build strong teams and guide others to achieve peak performance.
In the Spring 2014 semester, the Newman University Graduate Education Department introduced a new degree option designed to prepare students for those roles.
The degree, a Master of Science in Education–Organizational Leadership, offers a flexible schedule for full-time, working adults and will allow students to complete the program in less than two years. While the program is offered through the Education Department, no teaching license is required to participate.
“This new program is for adult students ranging anywhere from business, healthcare and military to athletics, non-profit and education,” said Director of Graduate Education Gina Marx, Ed.D. “Through relevant projects, students will learn to apply course material within their organizations to help others achieve their best results for the common good of their business – whatever that business is.”
The program consists of 11 courses (33 credit hours) that focus on building 21st Century leadership practices, which are essential to succeed in today’s multicultural, interconnected and complex working environments. Course delivery includes a combination of face-to-face, blended and online interactive courses. There are also opportunities for students to participate in a “Leadership Buffet” of other professional learning opportunities throughout their program.