MS in Organizational Leadership - Careers

Organizational Leadership Master's Degrees - Strategies for Effecting Change

When you earn an online Organizational Leadership MS degree, careers you are prepared for include leadership positions in a wide range of industries. Earning your Organizational Leadership Master's degree from Southern New Hampshire University gives you a competitive edge and arms you with effective strategies and techniques for bringing about change.

Gain Effective Leadership Skills with an Organizational Leadership Master's Degree

With your Organizational Leadership master's degree from SNHU, you will understand how to:

  • Communicate effectively – Learn how to motivate individuals to create high-achieving organizations.
  • Apply leadership skills – Learn about traditional and contemporary leadership theories, different leadership models, and how to effect change in an organization.
  • Think and act critically and creatively – Use skills learned from strategic human resource management and individual human behavior to solve problems and resolve situations that commonly occur within organizations.
  • Conduct strategic research – Interpret and apply research findings to ensure effective organizational performance.
  • Be a team player – Promote and nurture individual growth in others to achieve common organizational goals.

Master’s in Organizational Leadership
Career Outlook

In light of evolving economic conditions and market forces, organizations must be prepared to undergo change, making individuals with organizational leadership skills particularly valuable in the workforce. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment for all human resources, training, and labor relations managers and specialist occupations is expected to grow by 21 percent between 2010 and 2020, much faster than the average for all occupations.   Individuals with proven abilities in organizational leadership should see a growing demand for their skills.

Lead the Way - Careers in
Organizational Leadership

Access information on careers in organizational leadership and helpful resources for those engaged in careers in organizational leadership.

Student Organizations

Delta Mu Delta
Accredited by the Association for Collegiate Business Schools and Programs, Delta Mu Delta is the international honor society for business programs. SNHU represents the Gamma Nu chapter of Delta Mu Delta. Its purpose is to promote and recognize higher scholarship in training for business and to reward scholastic achievement in business subjects such as organizational leadership.

Professional Associations

International Leadership Association
The global network for all those who practice, study, and teach leadership.

American Society for Training & Development
The world’s largest association dedicated to workplace learning and performance professionals. 

The Human Resource Planning Society
An organization for executives, practitioners, academics, and consultants to connect with colleagues who make bottom-line decisions about people and business results.

Society for Human Resource Management
Representing more than 250,000 members in more than 140 countries, SHRM is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. 

Leader to Leader Institute
Founded in 1990, this organization's mission is to strengthen the leadership of the social sector by providing social sector leaders with essential leadership wisdom, inspiration and resources to lead for innovation and to build vibrant social sector organizations.


Chief Learning Officer Magazine
The foremost resource in the rapidly growing industry of workforce learning and development.

Talent Management Magazine
Helps HR and business decision-makers create and maintain high-performing workforces.

University Accreditation

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