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Master's Degree Programs
This new program will be available beginning fall 2006.
Master of Science in Leadership and Organization
The Master of Science in Leadership and Organization is structured for mid- to upper-career professionals who are fully employed.
ApplicationIn addition to the general admission requirements, applicants should have a minimum of five years of work experience that includes substantial managerial responsibilities. There are two parts to the application process:
1. Submit an online application through the USC Admissions Web site at www.usc.edu/admission. (The application fee is not required of current USC students and USC alumni.)
2. Submit a program application directly to the Office of Executive Education. The Office of Executive Education may be contacted by phone at (213) 740-8990, by fax at (213) 749-3689 or by email, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Seven required courses and three electives (12 units) must be completed to earn the degree. The student must maintain both an M.S. GPA and an overall USC graduate GPA of at least 3.0 throughout the program.
Program RequirementsThe six semester program begins in fall semester of year one (mid-August) and ends at the end of the summer session in year two (mid-August).
In addition to the seven required courses, students select one from each course list in Group 1, 2 and 3 to complete the 30 units required for the degree.
|MOR 548||Competitive Advantage Through People||3|
|MOR 554||Change Management||3|
|MOR 555||Designing High Performance Organizations||3|
|MOR 559||Strategic Renewel and Transformation||3|
|MOR 571||Leadership and Executive Development||3|
|MOR 573||Ethical and Social Issues in Business||3|
|MOR 597||Business Field Project in Management and Organization||3|
|Group 1 Spring Year One (Select 1)||Units|
|GSBA 532||Behavior and Organizations||3|
|MOR 551||Performance Management and Motivation||3|
|MOR 567||Interpersonal Influence and Power||3|
|Group 2 Summer Year One (Select 1)||Units|
|BUCO 533||Managing Communication in Organizations||3|
|MOR 569||Negotiation and Deal-Making||3|
|Group 3 Fall Year Two (Select 1)||Units|
|IOM 525||Quality Improvement Methods||3|
|MOR 565||Alliances and Cooperative Strategy||3|
Total units required for degree: 30