Master of Science in Organizational Leadership

The Master of Science Degree with a concentration in Organizational Leadership (MSOL) is structured to prepare entry level professionals for future leadership and management roles in today’s increasingly complex organizations.

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This program offers in-depth study in leadership principles and management, including organizational psychology, change management, and innovation and disruption.

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The concentration in Organizational Leadership emphasizes quantitative and qualitative data, and scientific methods and analysis while focusing on three key areas necessary for success as new entrants in the business world based on sound scientific reasoning practices. These areas are:

  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Tools and techniques

A Future-Focused Degree Program

The Framingham State University MSOL degree is a forward looking program that recognizes the need for both students and employers to be equipped to operate in the changing needs of the workplace, due to the rapid rise of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the associated areas of business and data analytics. These themes will be found in the course material in several areas, including Leading in the age of AI, Innovation and managing disruptive technologies, and evidence based management.

Program Learning Outcomes

At the end of this program the student will be able to:

  • Identify the principle concepts and theories in leadership, elements of organizational change, and management of business
  • Integrate data-driven and evidence-based decisions in local and global
  • Support the importance of ethical leadership in
  • Coordinate effective negotiations and ethical influence to achieve desired
  • Apply the combined knowledge of organizational behavior and leadership disciplines in a business setting.