Graduates of the Organizational Leadership Program are able to:
- Define and describe leadership-related terminology and concepts.
- Evaluate and formulate effective leadership and not-for-profit organization policies and strategies.
- Solve complex leadership problems using appropriate tools and techniques.
- Demonstrate multiple effective communication skills.
- Work effectively in a team environment.
- Demonstrate appropriate habits, behaviors and attitudes in leadership situations.
- The program incorporates courses in leadership and business administration.
- Students take courses relating to the management of businesses or non-profit organizations.
- Business courses will build a base for understanding primary business functions.
- The program is designed to strengthen students’ abilities to create a compelling vision, translate that vision into action, and lead others in creating new ventures or in revitalizing existing ones.
- The goal of the program is to create a new generation of leaders characterized by passion, integrity and competence.
- A minor in organizational leadership is also available.
Organizational leadership enhances students’ potential for leadership positions in careers such as public management, community service, health administration, law, human resource management and non-profit administration.
Internship opportunities are available at businesses, non-profit organizations and public agencies such as M&I Bank, Waukesha Memorial Hospital, Paine Webber, Johnson Controls, Target, Quad/Graphics, Northwestern Mutual Life, Waukesha County, Milwaukee County, City of Waukesha, City of Milwaukee, City of Brookfield, City of New Berlin, City of Chicago, United Way, Milwaukee Foundation, Milwaukee United Community Center, American
Cancer Society and International Institute of Wisconsin.
- A capstone experience brings students back together at the end of their coursework, allowing
them to learn from each other as they apply theory to work experience.
- The degree prepares students for careers in areas relating to government, community service, health promotion, law, human resource development and business administration.
- Professors teach all classes; there are no teaching assistants.
- Carroll University's location ensures numerous social, cultural, internship and career networking opportunities.