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Leadership and Organizational Management, M.S.A.

36 Credits  |   Online

Choose from four areas of specialization: Dynamic Leaders and Organizations, Education Leadership, Human Resources Management, or Non-Profit Management

There’s a high demand for leaders who can motivate a talented and engaged workforce, develop training and education initiatives, and solve critical problems. There is also an increasing need for skilled managers who can implement programs to address global and local social justice and health issues.

Convenient: The Master of Science in Administration is a fully online, 36-credit, 20-month program that includes an 18-credit focus in one of four career specializations:

  • Dynamic Leaders and Organizations
  • Education Leadership
  • Human Resources Management
  • Non-Profit Management

Trinity’s Master of Science in Administration develops leaders in public, private, and nonprofit organizations who can positively influence others to achieve goals and realize a shared vision.

Applicants seeking F1 Visas or those on B1 Visas are not eligible for admission, nor enroll in Graduate programs that are instructed fully online. This restriction does not apply to other Non-immigrant Visas.

Learn real-world applications of behaviors and attitudes of effective leaders rooted in positive values aligned with your organization’s strategic vision and mission. The program helps leaders develop unique attributes of self-awareness, self-mastery, interpersonal influence, critical thinking, and a problem-solving mindset.

Graduates of this program influence organizations including associations, businesses, consulting groups, government agencies, schools, colleges, museums, parks and recreation, hospitals, and public health organizations.

What You’ll Learn

  • Project management
  • Ethical decision-making
  • Influence and advocacy
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Budgeting

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Dynamic Leaders and Organizations

Are you seeking a career opportunity with leading employers recruiting candidates who can solve critical problems, manage day-to-day issues, and resolve crises? This program facilitates the development of leaders who have a positive influence on their followers, organizations, and their stakeholder communities to produce outstanding, innovative, and provocative results. Students of the Dynamic Leaders and Organizations program learn to:

  • Apply sound and ethical values to ensure the organization’s growth and sustainability
  • Understand the strategy and culture of complex organizations
  • Share knowledge and information to make timely decisions
  • Exert influence through interpersonal relationships

Dynamic Leaders and Organizations graduates engage in a variety of careers as:

  • Change team leaders
  • Development strategists
  • Training and development managers
  • Project leaders

Education Leadership

Are you passionate about education for social justice? This program engages students in curriculum program development and teaching toward cultural diversity and inclusion. This program is designed for education professionals who have a career interest in educational administration or educational program management and do not require professional licensure.

  • Engage in best practices for improving the community
  • Develop socially informed curricula
  • Promote diversity and inclusion
  • Advance collaborative learning

Education Leadership graduates engage in careers as:

  • Principals and Assistant Principals of charter, private, and parochial schools
  • Educators for museums, aquariums, parks, and theme parks
  • Education business managers
  • Educational nonprofit leadership
  • School central office staff
  • Governmental education analyst

Human Resource Management

Are you interested in a career motivating a talented, engaged workforce? Engage in a program approved by the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) and designed to meet the SHRM competencies for leadership in human resources.  This prepares graduates who are both competent human resources managers and who are able to express themselves as leaders from the C-suite through all levels of the organization. The MSA in Human Resources Management prepares students for SHRM certification (SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP) or HRCI certification (PHR, SPHR).

Students of the Human Resources Management program learn to:

  • Analyze programs
  • Perform needs assessments
  • Determine skills and competencies
  • Develop training and education initiatives

Human Resources Management graduates engage in a variety of healthcare settings as:

  • Human Resources Director
  • Compensation Manager
  • Training and Development Leader
  • Talent Manager
  • Compliance Manager

Bachelor’s Degree (BS)
Business Administration

Bachelor’s Degree (BA)
Business Administration

Master’s Degree
Business Administration 

Applying to the Leadership and Organizational Management, M.S.A. Program

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School of Business & Graduate Studies Admissions Requirements

  • Applicants with pending and/or conferred bachelor degrees with a 2.8 or better cumulative undergraduate grade point average or its equivalent will be given priority consideration for full admission, with submission of an official copy of your transcript and the Statement of Purpose. In some cases, we will consider waiving the letters of recommendations and/resumes for applicants with strong academic standing.

  • We will consider all applicants with pending and/or earned bachelor degrees with GPAs under 2.8, however you must provide the Statement of Purpose, resume, and two letters of recommendation. Applicants who do not meet the academic criteria may be given provisional admission consideration.

  • Applicants who are denied full or provisional admission can be considered for admission as a Non-degree Graduate student. Non-degree Graduate students are allowed to enroll in a maximum of six credit hours or two graduate courses. Successful completion of the two graduate courses, having earned grades “B” or better are welcome to re-apply for full admission consideration. Non-degree applicants are responsible for financing their costs and are not eligible for federal financial assistance, which includes loans.

  • Applicants not seeking F1 Visas, permanent residents, or U.S. citizens who have college/university credit from an institution outside of the United States must submit official transcripts for a course-by-course evaluation with GPA calculation, by one of the agencies accredited by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).