Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership and Management | Peirce

Graduate Studies: Master Degree in Organizational Leadership and Management at Peirce

Pursue a Leadership Role Managing People and a Team

Our master’s degree in Organizational Leadership and Management program delivers the real-world skills you need to succeed.

Your Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership and Management

On the fence about pursuing a master’s degree? The Bureau of Labor statistics has 12,000 reasons why you should go for it. A study by the bureau found that individuals who hold a master's degree earn an average annual salary that’s over $12,000 higher than those with just a bachelor's degree.
Our Master of Science in Organizational Leadership and Management degree program helps you get the skills and credentials you need to take on leadership roles. And because you can study online, on our Philadelphia campus or a combination of both, you can work while you earn your degree – so it’s an ideal program for full-time professionals looking to enhance their credentials. Whichever path you choose, you’ll gain valuable insights on current methods of managing people and teams through motivation, commitment, inspiration and communication – both in and outside the business world.

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Put yourself on the leadership path and get the skills you need for a rewarding, successful career with our master’s degree in Organizational Leadership and Management. Apply today or call 888.467.3472, ext. 9000 for more information.

Curriculum

Minimum Total Credits: 36

Requirement PrerequisiteMin. Credits
OLM 501 Foundations of Contemporary Leadership Theory & Practice   3
OLM 503 Applied Research Methods OLM 501 must be completed or concurrently enrolled. 3
OLM 511 Systems Dynamics and Change OLM 501 and OLM 503 3
OLM 521 Ethical Decision Making OLM 501 and OLM 503 3
OLM 523 Transcendent Leadership OLM 501 and OLM 503 3
OLM 531 Leading Culturally & Generationally Diverse Populations OLM 501 and OLM 503 3
OLM 540 Business and Professional Communications OLM 501 and OLM 503 3
OLM 550 Strategic Human Resource Management OLM 501 and OLM 503 3
OLM 560 Developing Systems Literacy OLM 501 and OLM 503 3
OLM 570 Strategic Management and Finance OLM 501 and OLM 503 3
OLM 580 Leadership Project Management Strategy OLM 501 and OLM 503 3
OLM 590 Organizational Leadership Capstone Project Completion of all required coursework. 3

Meet Our Faculty

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Adrian C. Zappala, Ph.D.

Associate Professor & Dean of Graduate Studies

B.A., Monmouth University
M.A.T., Monmouth University
M.S.Ed., Monmouth University
Ph.D., Capella University
Subject Area: Organizational Leadership and Management
azappala@peirce.edu

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Cathy M. Littlefield, Ed.D.

Associate Professor, Graduate Studies

B.S. Widener University
M.B.A. West Chester University
Ed.D. Widener University
Subject Area: Organizational Leadership and Management
clittlefield@peirce.edu

Careers in Organizational Leadership & Management

Skilled leaders and managers are needed in nearly every field. Graduates of our Organizational Leadership and Management program are prepared for successful, rewarding careers in organizational change, consultation, leadership and management. Peirce graduates with a master’s degree are taking on leadership roles in healthcare, government, finance, higher education, early childhood education and other corporations.

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“Our most successful students have career experience and are actively seeking advancement to a position of leadership and management responsibility in their respective field. OLM students can expect to expect to gain skills in leadership, management, research, analysis, and writing that are applicable in diverse organizations.”

Adrian C. Zappala

Dean of Graduate Studies & Associate Professor, Organizational Leadership & Management


Interested in a master’s degree in Organizational Leadership and Management? 
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