M.S. in Organizational Leadership

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Online Master's Degree in Organizational Leadership


CSU Global’s online master’s degree in organizational leadership program will provide you with the knowledge necessary for upper-level management positions.

Throughout the program you will develop expertise in evaluating business research, organizational innovation, decision making, communication, organizational psychology, business ethics, and team leadership. You’ll also gain experience in applying these skills to real-world business situations.

Learning Outcomes

  • Analyze how individuals and groups interact within organizations.
  • Develop knowledge of strategies that support stakeholders and enhance organizational capacity.
  • Evaluate human behavior within organizations to understand effective leadership, organizational communication, ethical practices, and cogent decision-making principles.
  • Demonstrate the ability to create and sustain lifelong learning to promote a cohesive culture within an organization.
  • Assess current challenges of organizational leadership in historical and current contexts.
  • Analyze and integrate theories of leadership within personal and professional contexts.
  • Demonstrate skills for effective strategy development within an organization by completing a capstone project.
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Affordable

  • Our rates haven’t risen once since 2011.
  • We charge the same for in-state and out-of-state students.
  • Tuition rates won’t change as long as you’re a student.
  • No student fees, no hidden fees.

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At CSU Global, we know it’s pretty hard to climb up the career ladder when you’re weighed down with student debt. That’s why we haven’t raised our rates since 2011. We’re committed to staying affordable and putting education before tuition.
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100% Online

  • Complete your degree on your own schedule.
  • Work from anywhere.
  • Access student support and any resource online.

How Online Education Works for You

The life of a modern learner is a juggling act. When you’re juggling a full-time job and a family, we know it can be easy to drop the ball on your education. But with our flexible, 100% online system, we’ve set you up for success. Complete your schoolwork on your work breaks, after the kids go to bed, whenever -- earn your degree from anywhere, on your own schedule.
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Respected

  • We’re regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
  • Our business programs are ACBSP-accredited.
  • 84% of our faculty hold a terminal or doctoral degree.
  • 95% of our alumni would refer a friend or family member

Accreditation Information

CSU Global is not just any online university. We’re regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, and our business programs are ACBSP-accredited. With a world-class faculty and programs designed to bring students career success, it’s no wonder that 95% of our alumni would refer a friend or family member to us.

Organizational Leadership Specializations


  • Accounting
  • Applied Business Management
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Business Intelligence
  • Criminal Justice Leadership
  • Cyber Security
  • English K-12 Educators
  • English Language Learning (ELL)
  • Finance
  • Fraud Management
  • Global Management
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Human Resource Management
  • Human Resource Performance
  • Information Technology
  • International Management
  • Math K-12 Educators
  • Online Learning Innovation and Design
  • Organizational Leadership and Change Management
  • Organizational Learning and Performance
  • Population Health
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Digital Information Marketing
  • Strategic Innovation and Change Management
  • Teacher Leadership

Organizational Leadership Courses


CSU Global’s accredited online master’s degree in organizational leadership is designed to provide you with a practical knowledge of the field. The program consists of 8 three-credit core courses as part of a full 36-credit master’s degree.

RES501* Fundamentals of Research and Writing

ORG502 Effective Organizations—Theory and Practice

ORG530 Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

ORG555 Leading Diverse Teams

ORG561 Examination of Modern Leadership

ORG525 Decision Theory in a Global Marketplace

ORG536 Contemporary Business Writing and Communication

ORG575 Critical Evaluation of Research and Theory

ORG579 Capstone: Organizational Leadership

ORG595** Leadership and Social Responsibility

*Master's Plus - Some M.S. in Organizational Leadership Students may be required to take RES501 as part of their program if they have an undergraduate GPA below 3.00. In this case, the degree program is 39 credits.

** ORG595 is an optional course that provides students with practical management experience. This course may not be available in all states; see the State Specific Authorization Policy Under Admissions Policies.

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"I would like to thank my academic advisor, my professors, and the entire staff of CSU Global for everything you have done for me, I am certain all the others students feel the same. This university does not treat their students as a number but as a person. The entire staff and professors go above and beyond their jobs to make CSU Global students feel like part of a great organization, and I must say I know that the staff and professors do care about the students and our futures."
- Charles Belote
Organizational Leadership Student