Leadership in Organizations Online MBA
Online MBA Concentrations: Leadership in Organizations
There are many managers in the business world—people with the skills and competencies necessary to direct teams and control established processes. There are fewer leaders. Leaders within organizations provide long-term vision, devise creative solutions to problems, and break new ground for their teams, companies, or industries. If you want to open a new phase of possibility in your professional career, choose the Leadership in Organizations concentration for your Online MBA program.
This interdisciplinary concentration option draws on skills and knowledge from the fields of management, organizational development, business intelligence and analysis to enhance your performance as a leader for a wide range of industries and applications.
What You Can Do with This Concentration
As a graduate of the Online MBA with a concentration in Leadership in Organizations, you can advance your potential within your current organization or prepare for new opportunities in companies seeking innovative, “intrapreneurial” leaders.
Courses in This Concentration
- Contemporary Approaches to Leadership
- Organizational Change and Development
- Approaches to Managing Innovation and Creativity
Admissions Requirements – Alliant School of Management MBA
Admissions to the Online MBA at the Alliant School of Management takes place six times a year. We welcome applications from bachelor’s degree graduates who attended regionally-accredited U.S. universities or the international equivalent. If your undergraduate degree was in a discipline not related to business or management, you may be required to take additional foundation courses before beginning your MBA program.
We do not require applicants to take the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) before applying to the School of Management, although we will consider scores if you have taken the test. Candidates who do not submit a GMAT score will need to undertake an interview with our admissions staff. In addition, applicants with a cumulative undergraduate GPA below 2.75 are likely to require departmental approval for acceptance.
Requirements and Application Materials
Degree: A four-year baccalaureate degree or equivalent from an accredited university. We require a minimum GPA of 2.75. Students with lower GPAs may be considered individually, based on their work experience, professional certifications, etc.
Essay: A personal statement, based around the following topics (do not exceed more than 250 words per topic):
- Describe one of your professional accomplishments and how it impacted the company you work for;
- Describe a challenging professional situation, how you handled it and what you wish you would have done differently;
- What are your post-graduate school objectives? How will a graduate degree assist you in achieving these goals?
Resume: Current resume.
English Language Proficiency (International Students Only): English language proficiency must be demonstrated by applicants not previously educated in English. Minimum TOEFL score of 550 paper/213 computer/80 internet or equivalent.
After all documentation is reviewed, the MBA program director will consider your application for acceptance. Decisions by the program director are final.
Become Part of the Alliant Legacy of Success
Since 1952, the Alliant School of Management MBA program has been creating the leaders and innovators business needs. Find out how you can advance your career with our Online MBA. Contact us today.
Alliant is a private university accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). We are an equal opportunity employer and educator.
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Last updated September 25, 2015