Degree Requirements Department of Organization & Management, 2009/2010

Practicum Requirements

Students in all degree programs offered by the Department of Organization & Management are required to do a minimum of two semesters of practicum work in an appropriate setting. The practicum generally takes place beginning in the second or third semester, concurrent with coursework.

MS in Organizational Leadership & Management
MBA in Organizational & Environmental Sustainability


Master of Science in Organizational Leadership & Management

MS—37 credits

To earn the degree of MS, you must successfully complete a minimum of 37 credits, distributed as follows (course credit value denoted in parentheses):

Required Courses are Listed Under Each Competency Area

Systems & Strategic Thinking

  • Managing Technology for Personal & Organizational Productivity (3)
  • Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (3)
6 credits
Management & Decision Making

  • Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods (3)
  • Developing Human Resources (3)
6 credits
Group Dynamics & Collaboration

  • Leadership & Teams (3)
3 credits
Financial Management

  • Financial Management (3)
  • Macroeconomics and Globalization (3)
6 credits
Leadership & Self Development

  • Leadership: Theories, Applications, and Self Knowledge (3)
  • Organizational Communications (3)
6 credits
Purposeful Systemic Change

  • Leadership & Organizational Change (3)
  • Organizational Strategy & Decision Making (3)
  • Practicum: Strategy & Research (2)
  • Practicum: Implementation (2)
10 credits

Total Credits for MS in Organizational Leadership & Management

37 credits

NOTE: Students working in administration and supervision in schools, colleges, and training programs may opt for an M.Ed. in Administration and Supervision. The curriculum is exactly the same as for the M.S. in Organizational Leadership & Management.

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Masters of Business Administration in Organizational & Environmental Sustainability

MBA (Weekend Program)-—44 credits

Required Courses are Listed Under Each Competency Area

Systems & Strategic Thinking

  • Strategic Management (3)
  • Marketing in the Global Economy (3)
6 credits
Collaboration & Group Dynamics

  • Group Dynamics & Diversity (3)
3 credits
Purposeful Systemic Change

  • Organizational Theory & Change (3)
  • Practicum Strategy and Research (2)
  • Practicum Implementation (2)
7 credits
Natural Systems

  • Introduction to Sustainability (3)
  • Earth Systems in Organizations (3)
  • Ecology and Business (3)
  • Sustainability Seminars (uncredited))
9 credits
Finance & Economics

  • Economics for Social Entrepreneurship (2)
  • Ecological Economics (2)
  • Managerial Finance & Accounting I (3)
  • Managerial Finance & Accounting II (3)
10 credits
Management & Decision-Making

  • Supply Chain & Information Technology (3)
  • Managing Human Capital (3)
6 credits
Leadership & Self Development

  • Entrepreneurship (3)
3 credits

Total Credits for MBA
in Organizational & Environmental Sustaintability

44 credits


Masters of Business Administration in Organizational & Environmental Sustainability

MBA (Accelerated Program)-—44 credits

Required Courses are Listed Under Each Competency Area

Systems & Strategic Thinking

  • Strategic Management (3)
  • Marketing in the Global Economy (3)
6 credits
Collaboration & Group Dynamics

  • Group Dynamics & Diversity (3)
3 credits
Purposeful Systemic Change

  • Organizational Theory & Change (3)
  • Practicum (4)
7 credits
Natural Systems

  • Introduction to Sustainability (3)
  • Earth Systems in Organizations (3)
  • Ecology and Business (3)
9 credits
Finance & Economics

  • Economics for Social Entrepreneurship (2)
  • Ecological Economics (2)
  • Managerial Finance & Accounting I (3)
  • Managerial Finance & Accounting II (3)
10 credits
Management & Decision-Making

  • Supply Chain & Information Technology (3)
  • Managing Human Capital (3)
6 credits
Leadership & Self Development

  • Entrepreneurship (3)
  • Internship Research (uncredited)
  • Internship Skill Development & Knowledge Management (uncredited)
  • Internship I & II (uncredited)
3 credits

Total Credits for MBA
in Organizational & Environmental Sustaintability

44 credits