Master of Arts in Leadership & Organizational Development 4+1

In today's complex and turbulent world, skillful leadership is needed more than ever before. Open to all undergraduate majors, the MA in Leadership and Organizational Development 4+1 program provides you with the practical knowledge and skills to make a meaningful difference in a wide range of sectors and industries — for profit, not for profit, and public sectors.

Program Details

Program Duration

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Sequence of 9 courses designed to build skills that are applicable beyond the workplace. This is a program designed to help you grow and succeed, not just receive a diploma.

Learning Environment

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One in-person session on campus per month, with readings and online discussions in between.

Average Class Size

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15-18 learners per cohort. Cohort members in the program form a learning community. Your success starts with connections.


makenna malod 4+1What does the MA in Leadership and Organizational Development 4+1 Program mean to you?

"Leadership is not tied to a title. We all have the capacity to make an impact on others. I chose this program as it will give me a head start in developing my own unique leadership style."

Makenna Messina '21; Justice, Community, & Leadership + Communication Major





Program Highlights

  • By starting your MA as an undergraduate, you save precious time and money
  • You learn practical skills with peers in a personally enriching learning experience 
  • You enter the workforce with very sought-after leadership skills and knowledge, which enhance your job opportunities and ways of contributing