Ph.D. in Management - Leadership & Organizational Change - Course-based
Walden University's Ph.D. in Management program with a specialization in Leadership and Organizational Change is designed to help prepare scholars and business professionals for careers in academia, corporate university systems, research, and leadership positions in business. Read more about this program here.
Official Program Name:
Ph.D. in Management with a specialization in Leadership and Organizational Change
School Offering Program:
Walden University's Ph.D. in Management program with a specialization in Leadership and Organizational Change is designed for graduate students and professionals who are interested in expanding their knowledge of leadership models and organizational systems development through analysis and education. The Leadership and Organizational Change curriculum includes behavioral and social components of organizational systems, decision science, and quantitative and qualitative reasoning and analysis. Both traditional and innovative leadership principles are explored, including leadership in the global community and socially conscious leadership. Students also explore what it means to challenge traditional leadership models and create and respond to change. The Walden University Leadership and Organizational Change program incorporates four brief residencies and a dissertation.
Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association, www.ncahlc.org.
Estimated Program Length:
Time to completion for this program varies by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. Personalized estimates of time to completion can be discussed with Walden University enrollment advisors.
Total Credits Required:
100 quarter credit hours
Financial Aid Available:
Walden University offers a number of financial aid opportunities including scholarships, fellowships, and employer tuition reimbursement for those who qualify. Enrollment advisors can also assist with federal aid, private loans, veteran benefits, and other opportunities.
Courses for a Ph.D. in Management with a Specialization in Leadership and Organizational Change (Course-Based):
Degree program curriculum and credits are subject to change. Contact Walden University for the most current information before enrolling in a program.
|Foundations for Ph.D Study||6|
Core Courses (Each is a 12-week course)
|Management in Human and Societal Development||8|
|Managing Organizational Systems and Complexity||8|
|Management of Decision-Making||8|
Research Sequence (Each is a 12-week course)
|Research Theory, Design, and Methods||4|
|Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis||4|
|Qualitative Reasoning and Analysis||4|
One of the Following Advanced Research Courses
|Advanced Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis||4|
|Advanced Qualitative Reasoning and Analysis||4|
|Advanced Mixed-Methods Reasoning and Analysis||4|
Leadership and Organizational Change Specialization Courses
|Leadership, Influence, and Power||4|
|Challenging Conventional Leadership||4|
|The Changing Face of Leadership - Diverse Perspectives||4|
|The Socially Conscious Leader||4|
|Crafting and Responding to Change||4|
|Applications of Current Topics in Management||4|
|Developing a Prospectus||2|
|Writing a Proposal||4|
Graduates of Walden University's Ph.D. in Management program with a specialization in Leadership and Organizational Change may have prospects for careers in academia, research, and industry and may wish to pursue teaching, consulting, or training positions. Due to the increasing globalization of business, many corporations and consulting firms are hiring leadership consultants with advanced degrees because of their knowledge and expertise in analyzing leadership issues and understanding organizational challenges. Leadership consultants have the opportunity to create dynamic approaches to organization, including for corporate universities, in order to propagate stronger leadership training systems.
Careers that program graduates may seek include:
- College professor or teacher in business school
- Executive education and training
- Leadership training
- Government, nonprofit, industrial, or corporate leadership consulting
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