Organizational Leadership

All types of companies -- from a local restaurant to a regional bank to a Fortune 100 company -- need effective leadership in order to succeed. With an organizational leadership degree from Purdue, you’ll have the management and interpersonal communication skills to cultivate professional talent. Your time in the program will be focused on a highly individualized, practical approach to leadership to lead others to success.

From classes to internships, you’ll develop leadership and managerial skills to better prepare you for career opportunities. OLS graduates are a source of professional talent for leadership positions in business, industry, government, and other organizations.

Special Features

  • Combine traditional leadership methods with the latest cutting-edge concepts
  • Take advantage of smaller classes taught by faculty from a variety of professional backgrounds
  • Gain an upper hand in employment by bringing practical skills to the workplace
Orlando Ashford Alumni Profile
My academic experience taught me critical skills that have and continue to drive my corporate contributions.
Orlando Ashford
Organizational Leadership & Supervision ’91, MS '93
  • Techno-ism; individual and organizational
  • Global, legal, technological and ethical challenges of organizational leadership
  • Team dynamics
  • Application of conflict management
  • Participative management
  • Multidisciplinary entrepreneurship education