Organizational Leadership MA

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Online Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership

A Graduate Degree for Christian Leadership

Many graduate programs in leadership train students to apply management skills to a business setting. Crown’s online master’s in Organizational Leadership degree is significantly different. The curriculum educates students in leadership philosophy, skills and strategies from a Christian perspective. The online program also prepares Christian leaders to address the challenges of today’s business and nonprofit environments, and diverse workforce dynamics, from a position of strong Christian ethics.

Faculty with the highest academic degrees and real-world business experience lead the courses in the online, Christ-centered program. They are committed to nurturing and promoting the varied leadership styles that contribute to building effective organizations. The curriculum includes strategic planning, organizational communication and research, and spiritual foundations of leadership to prepare graduates for faith-based work in public, private and nonprofit companies and organizations.

The coursework also includes collaborative activities that prepare students for real-life situations. By collaboratively constructing knowledge with peers within Crown’s digital environment, students acquire life and leadership skills that are critical to professional success. In fact, many students in the online Christian Master’s in Organization Leadership are promoted to management and other leadership positions while completing their coursework.

Crown’s easy-to-use online learning environment allows you the freedom and flexibility to complete coursework at your convenience.

Tuition is priced competitively lower than similar accredited institutions. In fact, 98 percent of Crown’s students receive student loans, scholarships or financial aid.

Organizational Leadership (M.A.) Courses

Required Courses for the Organizational Leadership M.A. Degree

II. Electives - 12 Credits

General electives should be selected in consultation with one's academic advisor. General electives accepted for transfer into this degree program should normally fall within the areas of study represented by the following emphasis tracks. If an emphasis track is chosen, the student will  need to complete additional elective credits to reach the required number of credits for the degree.

Emphasis Tracks - 9 Credits

Note: If required emphasis track courses have been taken as part of the degree core, an additional 3 credits of electives per course will be required in order to fulfill the emphasis requirements.

Biblical Studies Emphasis  

Christian Studies Emphasis  

Church Development Emphasis  

Community Development Emphasis  

Disaster and Emergency Management Emphasis  

Intercultural Ministries Emphasis  

International Christian Education Emphasis  

Non-Profit Leadership Emphasis  

Pastoral Counseling Emphasis  

Pastoral Leadership Emphasis  

Social Science Research Emphasis  

Spiritual Formation Emphasis  

Total - 36 Credits

Two-Year Program Plan for the Organizational Leadership Program

Block A (Fall Semester)

Block B (Spring Semester)

Block C (Fall Semester)

Block D (Spring Semester)

Block Sequence:

Students starting in the Fall: A, B, C, D

Students starting in the Spring: D, A, B, C

To view these courses in our online catalog system, click here.
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Career Outcomes

Crown College has designed the master’s degree in Organizational Leadership program to prepare graduates to excel in business with a concrete understanding of the fundamentals of strategic planning, ethics, research, organizational behavior, leadership and more. Many of Crown’s graduates are employed in the following sectors:

  • Public, private and nonprofit organizations
  • Sales and marketing organizations
  • Product and service organizations
  • Retail and hospitality companies
  • Insurance companies
  • Financial institutions
  • Accounting firms
  • Tuition

    For a list of the current tuition and fees, please click here.

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