The Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership at Waldorf University is designed to develop students’ leadership and equip them to use that leadership as an instrument for organization change. Students evaluate their personal talents and opportunities for leadership, develop leadership knowledge and skills that can be directly applied to their chosen career fields, sharpen their decision-making as leaders, and learn how to shape organization culture. Waldorf’s M.A. in Organizational Leadership includes a variety of optional applied leadership concentrations, so students may tailor their leadership to their chosen career fields.
Estimated time of completion of this program is 2 1/2 years with full-time, continuous enrollment.
Fire/Rescue Executive Leadership Concentration
The Fire/Rescue Executive Leadership concentration is designed to complement the M.A. in Organizational Leadership by providing an opportunity to apply organizational leadership to Fire/Rescue career fields.
This program is available online only.
Master's Degree Requirements
- Completion of 36-credit hour curriculum
- Minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA
- Grade of B or higher in all required courses and professional electives
|ORG||5000||Personal Leadership Development||3|
|ORG||5100||Leadership Theory and Practice||3|
|ORG||6600||Culture of Learning Organizations||3|
|ORG||6700||Diversity and Inclusion in the Organization Culture||3|
|ORG||6900||Leading Complex Change||3|
|Total Major Requirement Credit Hours||15|
|Choose three courses from the following five courses|
|COM||5360||Crisis Communication and Leadership||3|
|ORG||5101||Strategic Management and Business Policy||3|
|ORG||5800||Managing Project Teams||3|
|PA||5302||Ethics for Public Administration||3|
|PA||5305||Public Finance and Budgeting||3|
|Total Professional Elective Credit Hours||9|
|ORG||6000||Leadership Development and Coaching||3|
|FSC||6200||The Fire/Rescue Executive's Role in Community Risk Reduction||3|
|FSC||6400||The Fire/Rescue Executive's Role in Emergency Management||3|
|FSC||6800||Executive Leadership for Fire / Rescue Officers||3|
|Total Concentration Credit Hours||12|
Executive Fire Officer Course Credit: Waldorf University will accept transfer credit for the United States Fire Administration’s Executive Fire Officer courses completed at the National Fire Academy. Students successfully completing the following courses will receive transfer credit as indicated: a) the EFO program’s Executive Development course satisfies 3 credit hours of elective credit, b) the EFO program’s Executive Analysis of Community Risk Reduction course satisfies FSC 6200, c) the EFO program’s Executive Analysis of Fire Service Operations in Emergency Management course satisfies FSC 6400, and d) the EFO program’s Executive Leadership course satisfies FSC 6800.