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Master of Arts: Organizational Management

Do you see yourself as a future organizational leader capable of implementing change and making important decisions affecting the success of the organization? If so, you could prepare for this career goal when you choose to study in the Master of Arts in Organizational Management at University of Arizona Global Campus. Find out more here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

As a student of the Master of Arts in Organizational Management program at the University of Arizona Global Campus, you'll take courses that are designed to prepare you for a career in which you can help organizations effect change, apply effective planning and operational strategies, and implement innovative practices leading to growth and success. Core classes aim to provide studies in motivational practices, organizational structure, hiring and training processes, and analysis of financial data to influence decision-making. In the standard specialization, you'll have the chance to learn more about global business operations, organizational change strategies, and team building and performance assessment. The MA - Organizational Management program at UAGC is accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE).

What Are the Prerequisites?

You might have some corporate experience prior to entering this MA program or have taken classes in business or management. You must hold a bachelor's degree and should demonstrate strong communication, leadership, and decision-making skills, as organizational managers are required to manage personnel, communicate with employees as well as vendors, executives, and community leaders, and make decisions that impact organizational functions. Applicants to the University of Arizona Global Campus should have a high school diploma or GED; some programs may have additional requirements.

What Are the Course Requirements?

Of the 33 credits needed to earn this Master of Arts degree, 24 are taken in the core curriculum. The remaining nine are earned in the standard specialization by taking three 3-credit courses. A 3.0 cumulative GPA must also be reached to meet graduation requirements.

Core Courses

Course CodeCourse Title
BUS 600 Management Communications with Technology Tools
MGT 601 The Functions of Modern Management
BUS 610 Organizational Behavior
BUS 670 Legal Environment
OMM 615 Strategies: Marketing/Advertising/Public Relations
OMM 618 Human Resources Management
OMM 622 Financial Decision-Making
OMM 640 Business Ethics & Social Responsibility

Standard Specialization Courses

Course CodeCourse Title
BUS 661 Leading Organizational Change
BUS 616 International Business
OMM 695 The Dynamics of Teamwork

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

Earning the Master of Arts in Organizational Management from UAGC could lead you to executive-level positions in nearly any type of organization. You could oversee areas of human resources, marketing, finance, business communications, training, production, or labor relations. You might also have the managerial knowledge necessary to start up your own business venture or work in a consulting role.

Roles you might be prepared to fill as a graduate of this MA program include:

  • Entrepreneur
  • Marking director
  • Human resources director
  • Training and development manager
  • Organizational change consultant

Advanced Degrees

If an academic or research career is appealing to you, you might consider continuing your studies in a doctoral degree program following your graduation from the MA - Organizational Management program. As a doctoral student, you could expect to focus more on managerial research methods, management philosophy, leadership theories, and professional ethics.

Some doctorates you might seek include:

  • PhD in Management
  • PhD in Organizational Leadership
  • PhD in Organizational Development and Leadership