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Building Well-Rounded Leaders

Organizations of all sizes—whether public, private, or nonprofit—benefit when their leaders are strategic thinkers, innovative problem solvers, and effective team builders. 

The Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership curriculum is designed to provide a learning environment that allows you to develop and refine your leadership skills for success in a variety of settings and prepares you to tackle additional leadership responsibilities as you advance in your career.

The Saint Mary’s curriculum helps students build analytical and interpersonal skills and is uniquely organized into five clusters, each building on the teachings of the previous cluster.

  • The Learning Leader—Ethics, critical thinking, leadership styles and theories, research
  • The Connected Leader—Collaboration, team building, and communication
  • The Global Leader—Economic, political, social, and cultural perspectives
  • The Change Leader—Talent management, organizational change, and development
  • The Adaptive Leader—Strategy and innovation
     

As with all Saint Mary’s programs, students who enroll in the M.A. in Organizational Leadership program will receive instruction from professors who are leaders in the field and will build a professional network that will support them in their educational journeys and beyond.

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From Start to Finish

  • You can earn your M.A. in Organizational Leadership degree in two years.
  • Blended courses begin every fall.

Degree Requirements and Course Descriptions

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On-Campus or Blended Programs

Fully Online Program

Locations

This program is offered at our Twin Cities Campus and online.

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Nicole Coppersmith, M.A.

SGPP Admission - Senior Enrollment and Transfer Counselor

Oakdale Center, OC

Campus Box: # 28

(612) 238-4561

ncoppers@smumn.edu

Nicole Coppersmith M.A.
Carlie Derouin

SGPP Admission - Enrollment Counselor, Graduate School of Business and Technology

LaSalle Hall-TC Campus, LSH112

Campus Box: # 28

(612) 728-5198

cderouin@smumn.edu

Carlie Derouin

Faculty

John Beleford, II, M.S.

MS ITM Program - Adjunct Instructor

(612) 799-6713

jtbele08@smumn.edu

Brian Chupp, Ph.D.

MS Organizational Leadership Program - Adjunct Assistant Professor

George Diaz, M.A.

M.A. in Organization Leadership - Program Director

Brother Louis Hall, BLH211

Campus Box: # 28

(612) 238-4510

gdiaz@smumn.edu

George Diaz M.A.
Charles Eltonga, M.S.

MA in Organizational Leadership Program - Adjunct Instructor

Jeffrey Eng, J.D.

MA in Organizational Leadership - Adjunct Instructor

(651) 321-8177

jeng@smumn.edu

Cuthbert Fernandez, M.A.

MA in Organizational Leadership Program - Adjunct Instructor

(612) 673-2175

cfernand@smumn.edu

Lawrence Graber, M.A.

MA in Organizational Leadership Program - Adjunct Instructor

(651) 303-5316

ldgraber@smumn.edu

Gay Holm, M.A.

MA in Organizational Leadership - Adjunct Instructor

(612) 215-5351

gaholm02@smumn.edu

Christa Kalk, Ph.D.

M.A. in Organizational Leadership - Adjunct Associate Professor

(507) 995-0960

ckalk@smumn.edu

Jena Klein, M.S.

Organizational Leadership Program - Adjunct Assistant Professor

James Laumeyer, M.B.A.

Human Resource Management - Adjunct Program

Joseph Linton, Jr., M.S.

Organizational Leadership Program - Adjunct Instructor

Jeffrey Nolan, M.S.

MA in Organizational Leadership - Adjunct Instructor

(317) 490-0199

jnolan@smumn.edu

Jaya Perez, Ph.D.

SGPP - Adjunct Assistant Professor

Jessica Samens, M.A.

MA Organizational Leadership - Adjunct Associate Professor

Diana-Christine Teodorescu, M.A.

MA Organizational Leadership Program - Adjunct Associate Professor

Brother Louis Hall, BLH211

dteodore@smumn.edu

Diana-Christine Teodorescu M.A.
Al Watts, M.A.

MA in Organizational Leadership Program - Adjunct Instructor

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