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Program Details

The Master of Organizational Leadership is a general leadership program that emphasizes an integration of leadership disciplines within a Christian, ethical framework. It is designed for students with an undergraduate degree in either business or in a non-related field. Thirty hours are required for graduation.

The program explores employee engagement and morale, organizational change, communication and conflict resolution, training and development, business ethics, and the development of teams. The program is designed for the working professional and is offered online or in hybrid format.

Curriculum Provides:

  • Ethical perspectives
  • Practical applications
  • Integration of leadership and organizational development strategies

Program Format

  • 10 courses – 30 hours
  • Combination of seminars, case studies, and simulations
  • Convenient evening or online classes
  • Completion in less than 18 months

10 Required Courses

5 courses in MBA core
BUS 501 – Management Thought and Application (3)
BUS 505 – Strategic Human Resource Management (3)
BUS 530 – Leadership and Ethics (3)
BUS 520 – Organizational Behavior (3)
BUS 560 – Global Business (3)
3 Master of Organizational Leadership courses
BUS 586 – Leading Organizational Change
BUS 587 – Finance for Non-Financial Managers
BUS 588 – Effective Executive Communication in the Digital Age
2 electives from MBA or any MBA concentration courses at AU
BUS 510 – Quantitative Analysis (Statistic) (3)
BUS 540 – Managerial Economics (Economics) (3)
BUS 550 – Operations and Management (3)
BUS 525 – Managerial Accounting (Accounting) (3)
BUS 561 – Talent Management
BUS 562 – Compensation and Benefits
BUS 563 – Current Issues / Topics in Human Resource Management
BUS 571 – Healthcare Structure and Policy
BUS 572 – Healthcare Finance and Economics
BUS 573 – Improve Healthcare Quality/Safety/Outcome

Total required credit hours: 30 


Master of Organizational Change Courses


BUS – 586 Leading Organizational Change

Leading Organizational Change is designed to foster the development of skills and competencies needed for assessing organizational conditions associated with change. Techniques for collecting, analyzing, and presenting data during the diagnosis process will be outlined and applied in the classroom and in a real organizational setting. The course will facilitate participants in acquiring a clearer understanding of the concept of organizations, learning about organizations as open systems, and seeing themselves as organizational consultants and/or leaders involved in leading change.


BUS – 587 Finance for Non-Financial Managers

This overview course will cover financial analysis and a survey of budgeting.  Students will gain an understanding of the requirements to identify, measure, and communicate financial information. Topics in this course include: financial reporting, underlying accounting assumptions, performance measures, ratio analysis, cash flow and budgeting.


BUS – 588 Effective Executive Communication in the Digital Age

This course provides applied approaches to develop your interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills for a business setting. It involves developing and enhancing your competencies for professional conversations, collaborating in teams, writing effective business messages, developing influential reports, and speaking and presenting in workplace settings.