Master of Science in Administration Leadership Concentration

Degree objective: The interdisciplinary Master of Science in Administration (MSA) Program is designed for students pursuing administrative careers. The program offers insight into human and organizational relationships; develops skills in oral and written communication; enhances the capacity for sound analytical judgment; and encourages the ability to see the "big picture" as it relates to an organization and its environment. Course work focuses on applied action grounded in theory and embraces the fundamental educational principles applicable to administrative issues in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors, and stresses the ethical responsibilities of administrators. Concentration objective: Enables students to enhance their knowledge and skills in the areas of leadership, group dynamics, organizational change, management of conflict, negotiation, cultural diversity and communication.

Degree Requirements
 
36 credits
Core Requirements
 
 
18 credits
MSA 600
Foundations of Research Methods in Administration
3
MSA 601
Organizational Dynamics and Human Behavior
3
MSA 602
Financial Analysis, Planning and Control
3
MSA 603
Strategic Planning for the Administrator
3
MSA 604
Administration, Globalization and Multiculturalism
3
MSA 699
Applied Research Project in Administration
3
Concentration Requirements
 
 
3 credits
PSC 785
Strategic Leadership
3
Concentration Electives
 
 
12-15 credits
CED 555
Human Relations Skills
3
COM 560
Communication and Social/Organizational Change
3
COM 561
Communication in Conflict Management
3
COM 665
Seminar in Communication and Negotiation in Employeee Relations
3
COM 667
Seminar in Intercultural Communication
3
ECO 515
Collective Bargaining and Labor Law OR
3
​MGT 646 Labor Relations Issues ​3
​MGT 649 ​Seminar in Organizational Development ​3
​MSA 501 ​Managing Change with Emotional Intelligence ​3
​MSA 510 ​Global Leadership Perspectives ​3
​MSA 696 ​Special Topics ​3
​PHL 518 ​Professional Ethics ​3
​PSY 531 ​Group Dynamics ​3
​PSY 535 ​Organizational Psychology ​3
Cognate Course
Selected in consultation with the academic advisor
0-3 credits
Testimonial
Boonsiree
"The coursework in the Human Resource Administration concentration has provided me the knowledge necessary for my future career." - Boonsiree Prasit, MSA Student
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