Organizational Leadership - Online Public Service Degree

Courses in the public service degree concentration in the organizational leadership program will cover the components of public sector management, including public policy, public management, and professional ethics. A concentration in public service will prepare students for jobs in public service within any area of the public sector including public safety (law enforcement, fire, and rescue), state and local public administration, nonprofit management, and public relations.

Curriculum

Courses Credit Hours
Area A-E 42 Hours
Area F (approved by advisor)
The following courses are offered through eMajor to satisfy the Area F requirement, however, additional courses can also satisfy the requirement. Students should consult with their academic advisor when selecting Area F courses.
  • ORGL 1100 - Leadership in Global Society
  • ORGL 1500 - Profiles of Leaders
  • ORGL 2100 - Writing for Leadership
  • ORGL 2601 - Introduction to Public Administration
  • ORGL 2800 - Ethics and Leadership
  • ORGL 2900 - Program and Policy Evaluation for Leaders
18 Hours
Major Core (required)
30 Hours
Upper Level Guided Electives
12 Hours
General Electives (approved by advisor)
Transfer credit and lower-level coursework can be used to satisfy this requirement.
18 Hours
Total Credit Hours
Varies by institution
120-123 Hours

Course Rotations By Term

  • ORGL 1100 - Leadership in a Global Society
  • ORGL 2100 - Writing for Leadership
  • ORGL 2601 - Introduction to Public Administration
  • ORGL 2050 - Communications for the Workplace
  • ORGL 3400 - Technology for Organizations
  • POLS 4218 - Project Management in the Public Sector
  • ENGL 3405 - Professional and Technical Writing
  • ORGL 3000 - Reflective Seminar I: Self as Learner
  • ORGL 3050 - Reflective Seminar II: Self in Context
  • ORGL 4000 - Reflective Seminar III: Transforming Self, Self-Transformation
  • ORGL 4690 - Capstone Seminar in Organizational Leadership
  • POLS 4200 - Principles of Public Administration
  • POLS 4219 - Public Human Resource Management
  • POLS 4204 - Public Finance
  • ORGL 1500 - Profiles of Leaders
  • ORGL 2800 - Ethics and Leadership
  • ORGL 2900 - Program and Policy Evaluation for Leaders
  • ORGL 2050 - Communications for the Workplace
  • ORGL 3400 - Technology for Organizations
  • POLS 4218 - Project Management in the Public Sector
  • ENGL 3405 - Professional and Technical Writing
  • ORGL 3000 - Reflective Seminar I: Self as Learner
  • ORGL 3050 - Reflective Seminar II: Self in Context
  • ORGL 4000 - Reflective Seminar III: Transforming Self, Self-Transformation
  • ORGL 4690 - Capstone Seminar in Organizational Leadership
  • POLS 4200 - Principles of Public Administration
  • POLS 4219 - Public Human Resource Management
  • POLS 4204 - Public Finance
  • ORGL 1100 - Leadership in a Global Society
  • ORGL 2601 - Introduction to Public Administration
  • ORGL 2050 - Communications for the Workplace
  • ORGL 3400 - Technology for Organizations
  • POLS 4218 - Project Management in the Public Sector
  • ENGL 3405 - Professional and Technical Writing
  • ORGL 3000 - Reflective Seminar I: Self as Learner
  • ORGL 3050 - Reflective Seminar II: Self in Context
  • ORGL 4000 - Reflective Seminar III: Transforming Self, Self-Transformation
  • ORGL 4690 - Capstone Seminar in Organizational Leadership
  • POLS 4200 - Principles of Public Administration
  • POLS 4219 - Public Human Resource Management

*Course schedules are subject to change based on enrollments and demand

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