Organizational Leadership (Training and Development)

Lewis University

M.A. Online
24 months
695 USD/credit
695 USD/credit
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


An effective leader understands how each person plays a contributing role in an organization's success. Lewis University's online M.A. in Organizational Leadership is the key to unlocking the potential of your own leadership abilities, so you can impact your team, your business and your career. 


In today's dynamic business world, where knowledge and technology are constantly evolving, continual training and development are key elements of organizational success. The Training and Development concentration of the online Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership at Lewis University builds upon your current ability to manage and lead others, teaching you the skills to ensure that employees are both properly trained and working to their full potential.

Organizations invest in employee training and development to enhance job performance, improve productivity and increase morale, —all of which can positively impact an organization's bottom line. Our Training and Development Guide to Organizational Success provides an in-depth look at how professionals in the field contribute to critical organizational areas such as talent management and employee engagement. 

An Education Designed to Motivate

Through the topics covered in this concentration, you will examine the most effective and up-to-date practices and methods for training and teaching adults from diverse backgrounds and with varying learning styles, abilities and experience.

Upon completion of the online Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership with a concentration in Training and Development, you'll be ready to meet the challenges of any organization and understand how to:

  • Create clear and effective communication on all levels, ranging from the individual to groups inside and outside the organization
  • Utilize coaching and mentoring skills to help others reach their full potential and perform their jobs well
  • Research and form theories on adult learning
  • Apply curriculum design principles to maximize learning outcomes
  • Leverage adult learning theories to tailor presentations and training to specific demographics for maximum impact

An advanced degree in training and development will equip you to meet the unique challenges of 21st century staff development. Lewis University’s organizational leadership program will help you stay on top of the newest learning theories, technologies, and tools to train, develop, and motivate an increasingly diverse staff. No matter what field or industry you work in, you will have a solid educational foundation that will allow you to help others within the organization to excel at their jobs.

Programme Structure

Core courses

  • Leadership: Theories, Practices and Context 
  • Assessing Leadership Skills 
  • Leading Change 
  • Ethics, Integrity and Social Responsibility 
  • Conflict Management 
  • Psychology of Motivation 
  • Workplace Research: Critical Thinking and Decision Making 
  • Capstone: Leadership and the Future 

Concentration courses

  • Building Teams 
  • Mentoring and Coaching 
  • Organizational Cultures and Systems 
  • Design and Delivery of Training 


Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.




  • Fully structured
  • No Attendance
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Online group works/assignments

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

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

All candidates for admission must possess a bachelor’s degree in aviation from a regionally accredited institution of higher education or in a major in a related field. Individuals who have completed a bachelor’s degree in an unrelated area but have work experience in aviation and/or transportation industries may also apply. The applicant’s overall undergraduate GPA must be 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale. In special cases, the GPA may be calculated on the most recent 60 semester hours of coursework. Additionally, applicants must submit:

  • A completed application (along with a nonrefundable application fee).
  • Academic transcripts from each institution attended.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    695 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 695 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    695 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 695 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.

Our partners

Organizational Leadership (Training and Development)
Lewis University