Online Master of Business Administration with an Organizational Leadership Concentration

Become a team-oriented leader while enhancing your business expertise.

9/2/22 Next Application Due Date
9/19/22 Start Classes

Program Overview


Learn what this online Organizational Leadership MBA can do for you

$15,400* Total Tuition
As few as 12 months Duration
44 Credit Hours

Develop your optimal leadership style while strengthening your business acumen with an online Master of Business Administration with an Organizational Leadership Concentration from Eastern Washington University. Earn in-demand credentials in a growing field, with general and operation manager positions expected to grow by 8 percent over the next 10 years, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

In this AACSB-accredited program, you will combine core business concepts with advanced knowledge in organizational leadership. Motivate, develop and nurture your team with the emotional support necessary for effective leadership. Explore how identity, culture and diversity impact your leadership practice when you view business through a social justice lens in this Organizational Leadership MBA online.

EWU is one of the only schools in Washington to offer an MBA program 100 percent online, and the GMAT is waived for many applicants.

The Eastern Washington University School of Business is accredited by AACSB International (AACSB).

In this online program, you will learn to:

  • utilize statistical and data analysis tools necessary in managerial decision-making;
  • analyze the relationship between risk, capital structure, cost of capital and dividend policy;
  • synthesize theoretical knowledge to produce a personal leadership philosophy;
  • articulate strategies for change that integrate a social justice perspective;
  • analyze organizational practices using organizational concepts and theories;
  • determine how theory informs practice in a variety of contexts;
  • articulate a variety of strategies for developing leadership in others; and
  • apply a conceptual foundation and quantitative tools that can be used to solve specific business problems.
  • utilize statistical and data analysis tools necessary in managerial decision-making;
  • analyze the relationship between risk, capital structure, cost of capital and dividend policy;
  • synthesize theoretical knowledge to produce a personal leadership philosophy;
  • articulate strategies for change that integrate a social justice perspective;
  • analyze organizational practices using organizational concepts and theories;
  • determine how theory informs practice in a variety of contexts;
  • articulate a variety of strategies for developing leadership in others; and
  • apply a conceptual foundation and quantitative tools that can be used to solve specific business problems.

Career opportunities:

  • General/Operations Manager
  • Director
  • Any position that involves hiring, managing, training, developing employees within a group, team or organization
  • General/Operations Manager
  • Director
  • Any position that involves hiring, managing, training, developing employees within a group, team or organization

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$15,400* Total Tuition
As few as 12 months Duration
44 Credit Hours

The Eastern Washington University School of Business is accredited by AACSB International (AACSB).

"I was doing different things I learned through the MBA program, influencing the team and other leaders. It was a different way I moved throughout the company because of my experience that helped me get to this point."

– Kevin Winford II

EWU Master of Business Administration graduate

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Tuition


Learn how EWU leads the way in affordability

The EWU online MBA in Organizational Leadership program offers the same affordable, pay-by-the-course tuition to students residing in and out of the state of Washington.

Tuition breakdown:

$350 Per Credit Hour
$15,400* Total Tuition

*Tuition and fees subject to change. Total program cost does not include foundation courses. If foundation courses are required, the cost will be added to the total program cost.

Tuition breakdown:

$350 Per Credit Hour
$15,400* Total Tuition

Calendar


Stay on track with these important dates and deadlines for your online MBA Organizational Leadership program

The online MBA in Organizational Leadership is designed to be a flexible program for working professionals, featuring six-week courses and seven start dates a year. View the full calendar to find the best start date for you, along with deadlines for registration, required documents and tuition payment.

Now enrolling:

9/2/22 Next Application Deadline
9/19/22 Start Classes
TermProgram Start DateApplication DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineLast Class Day
Fall I9/19/229/2/229/12/229/14/229/17/2210/30/22
Fall II10/31/2210/17/2210/24/2210/26/2210/29/2212/11/22

Now enrolling:

9/2/22 Next Application Deadline
9/19/22 Start Classes

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Admissions


Discover how to apply for your online MBA with EWU

Get started on your online MBA in Organizational Leadership right away with our simple and streamlined admission process. Begin your degree quickly and easily when you take advantage of our generous GMAT waiver.

Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Cumulative 3.0 GPA
  • Professional resume

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Overall cumulative GPA of 3.0 or cumulative GPA of 3.0 in the last 90 quarter or 60 semester-graded postsecondary credit hours** OR:
    • Applicants with a GPA of at least 2.5 in the last 90 quarter or 60 semester graded credits of postsecondary academic coursework AND at least three years of professional work experience as verified by a professional resume will be considered on a case-by-case basis
    • Applicants with a GPA of at least 2.5 in the last 90 quarter or 60 semester graded credits of postsecondary academic coursework AND an index score (GPA x 200 + GMAT) ≥ 1050 will be considered on a case-by-case basis
    • Applicants with a GPA lower than 2.5 may considered on a case-by-case basis and must have an index score of (GPA x 200 + GMAT) ≥ 1050
  • Transcripts from all previous colleges/universities attended
  • Professional resume

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**We encourage you to apply if your GPA is lower than a 3.0 and you have at least 3 years of professional work experience. Applicants with GPAs below 3.0 are considered for admission on a case-by-case basis. Please contact an Enrollment Services representative at 800-826-3411 for more information.

Courses


Review the coursework for your online Organizational Leadership MBA

In order to earn the online Master of Business Administration with an Organizational Leadership Concentration, you must complete 11 courses (44 credit hours), comprised of 28 credit hours of core courses and 16 credit hours of organizational leadership concentration courses. If you don't have a business undergraduate degree, you will benefit from up to 12 additional credit hours of concurrent foundation courses.

Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
This accelerated course deals with the application of basic theory and analytical techniques to financial decision making. Topics include time value of money, risk and return, capital management, cost of capital, option theory, capital structure decisions, dividend policy, and the market for corporate control. Note: this MBA foundation course, a prerequisite to all MBA finance courses, does not count toward the required MBA degree credits.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
An accelerated course in descriptive and inferential statistics, including basic regression analysis, chi-square analysis and quality control methodology. Note: this MBA foundation course, a prerequisite to BADM 520, does not count toward the required MBA degree credits.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
An accelerated course in understanding and using accounting information and accounting information systems in a business environment: includes coverage of both financial and managerial accounting information. Note: this MBA foundation course, a prerequisite to all MBA accounting courses, does not count toward the required MBA degree credits.
Students in the MBA program will take the following core courses.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
This course explores models and methods of production and service management. It provides a conceptual foundation and quantitative tools that can be applied to specific business problems. Topics may include, but are not limited to, process choice, product design, quality management, principles of supply chain management, facility planning, forecasting, inventory management and scheduling.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
A career in management is likely to involve decision making based on data. It is important to be able to organize and use data appropriately and intelligently to make decisions. This course provides an understanding of the statistical and data analysis tools that are necessary in managerial decision making. It should make you aware of how data analysis tools can be used and misused within an organization. Prerequisites: successful completion of BADM 503 or approved equivalency.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
This course covers an analysis of valuation issues and project analysis as well as the relationship between risk, capital structure, cost of capital and dividend policy. It examines contemporary issues and problems confronting financial managers. Prerequisites: successful completion of BADM 502 or approved equivalency.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
This course is a study of both the theoretical and applied aspects of the marketing process. It covers the elements of successful marketing strategies, marketing decision-making and the impact of marketing on business.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
This course inquires as to leaders and leadership from a perspective of ethics. It asks the student to think about principled leadership through three complex lenses: personal character, accountability, and pragmatism (ethical action in an uncertain, competitive, and imperfect world). Each of these lenses reflects traditions in moral philosophy and each emphasizes fundamental aspects of leaders' responsibilities.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
This course focuses on the use of accounting information and accounting information systems in business decision making. Prerequisites: successful completion of BADM 505 or approved equivalency.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
This capstone course requires students to use knowledge from all previous coursework to analyze, evaluate, and solve complex organizational problems in case study, simulation or projects formats. It builds on that knowledge to develop strategic thinking about organizations and their environments in conditions of uncertainty. Prerequisites: be registered in the last or second-to-last quarter of the MBA program.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
This course focuses on understanding the social and emotional skills necessary for effective leadership. Students will identify and explore a variety of elements including emotional intelligence, leader/follower social awareness, leader/follower relationship management, strengths based leadership, and the use of personal power. Additionally, students will explore how to develop these skills and competencies in others. Finally, students will explore the tools necessary to become a reflective leader.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
By its nature, leadership is a collaborative process. This course focuses on the team or small group explores theories and practices for effectively leading these groups. Students in this course will explore and develop the skills necessary to motivate, develop, and support team members as individuals and as a group.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
This course explores the theories, methods, and challenges that inform our understanding of organizational behavior and culture. Recognizing that leading in organizations includes both formal and informal processes, this course explores a variety of aspects related to understanding and influencing organizational behavior and culture. Finally, in addition to traditional theories of organizational behavior and culture, students will explore the impact of leadership on both organizational behavior and culture.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
This course explores how identity, culture, and diversity impact leadership practice. Through a social justice lens & with an interest in learning to understand one another, this course is an exploration of theories and practices related to leading across cultures & through diversity. Additionally, students will develop their own thinking and understanding of how identity & difference impacts leadership.

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