Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership and Development Career Opportunities
- Health Care Leadership (job growth 20 – 28% )
- Organization Development (job growth 20 – 28%)
- Leadership Development (job growth 10 – 19%)
- Talent Management & Human Resources (job growth 10 – 19%)
- Learning & Development Managers (job growth 10 – 19%)
- General & Operations Managers (job growth 2 – 2%)
- Administrative Service Managers (job growth 10 – 19%)
- Community Service Managers (job growth 20 – 28%)
Organization Development professionals use psychological science techniques to manage planned, sustainable change that aligns with the organization’s values and vision. OD professionals may practice as internal consultants in for-profit or non-profit organizations or as external consultants. The US Department of Labor projects a bright outlook for organization development.
Health Care Leadership
Leaders in health care manage, coordinate, and plan the delivery of health services across the continuum of health care. Leadership opportunities exist in hospitals, community-based healthcare organizations, long-term care organizations, primary care practices, outpatient clinics and wellness centers. The US Department of Labor projects a bright outlook for health care leadership (http://www.online.onetcenter.org, accessed on November 1, 2012). Occupations designated with a bright outlook are expected to grow rapidly in the next ten years and have higher numbers of job openings.
Talent Management professionals develop strategy for recruiting, hiring, onboarding, engaging, developing and retaining employees. They create succession management and performance appraisal systems, and ensure the talent management system is aligned with organizational goals and strategy.
Organizational leaders plan, coordinate, and lead for-profit, non-profit, and community organizations. They help organizations to seek and adapt to change. The US Department of Labor projects a bright outlook for organizational leaders.