Organizational Leadership

Winona State University

M.Sc. Online
24 months
609 USD/credit
404 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The focus of online Organizational Leadership is leadership, continuous improvement, organizational change and communication.


Excellence in professional practice, scholarly writing, technical applications, global awareness and diversity are themes emphasized throughout the program. Skills needed in leadership and the daily management of most organizations are embedded throughout this program.

The Organizational Leadership core courses are online and the classes meet several times during the semester via a virtual classroom. The Leadership Education core courses will be hybrid, a blend of face-to-face and online, classes.

The Organizational Leadership program consists of 33 credits in a combination of core Leadership Education courses, courses specific to the Organizational Leadership emphasis and elective courses. A capstone writing project and a comprehensive examination are also required for a master’s in Leadership Education. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Systems Thinking 
  • Change Leadership 
  • Communication
  • Scholarship 
  • Leadership Capstone Experience

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




33 alternative credits


  • Fully structured
  • Regular optional meetings
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions)

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The Master’s program requires applicants to have an undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or above from all institutions.
  • Applicants who do not meet the GPA requirement may attain probationary status if the GPA is at least 2.60. Probationary status is considered on a case-by-case basis.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    609 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 609 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    404 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 404 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Organizational Leadership
Winona State University