MBA and Organizational Leadership Concentration at USF

The University of Sioux Falls MBA in Organizational Leadership is extremely versatile and will prepare you to diagnose systemic organizational issues, creatively solve problems, influence organizational culture and climate and develop people within your organization.

Organizational leadership is an interdisciplinary field of study that blends concepts from management, leadership and psychology that aid individuals to develop their own skills and abilities, which are extremely relevant across an organization. When you pursue an MBA in Organizational Leadership at USF, you will learn about various leadership theories like transformational and servant leadership, develop a keen understanding of motivational theories and understand the role tasks and relationships have when managing people.

Why USF for Your MBA Degree?

Accredited. USF has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE). Not all MBA programs can say that. Be sure you ask all the MBA schools you’re considering about their accredited status.

Christian. USF is a private, Christian university. Choose USF and you’ll do more than choose an MBA school. You’ll join a true Christian fellowship with an MBA education that can help grow your career.

Organizational Leadership Concentration. The MBA in Organizational Leadership includes 36 semester hours.

MBA Course Descriptions

Core MBA Courses (24 s.h.)
BUS 510Managerial Communications(3 s.h.)
BUS 520Managing Organizational Dynamics(3 s.h.)
BUS 524Marketing Management(3 s.h.)
BUS 530Leadership & Ethical Management(3 s.h.)
BUS 535Cost Management(3 s.h.)
BUS 550Managerial Economics(3 s.h.)
BUS 554Financial Planning and Control(3 s.h.)
BUS 560Strategic Management(3 s.h.)
Organizational Leadership Concentration (Choose 12 s.h.)
BUS 528Innovation and Problem Solving(3 s.h.)
BUS 531Empowering Others(3 s.h.)
BUS 536Leading by Serving(3 s.h.)
BUS 541Leading Change(3 s.h.)
BUS 543Leading Innovation(3 s.h.)
Recommended Program Sequence for Organizational Leadership Concentration:
Year 1 Year 2 
BUS 510Managerial CommunicationsBUS 5**Concentration Elective
BUS 520Managing Organizational DynamicsBUS 5**Concentration Elective
BUS 524Marketing ManagementBUS 5**Concentration Elective
BUS 530Leadership and Ethical ManagementBUS 5**Concentration Elective
BUS 550Managerial EconomicsBUS 554Financial Planning and Controls
BUS 535Cost ManagementBUS 560Strategic Management


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There is no fee to apply for admission to USF’s MBA program, and it can take as little as 20 minutes. Please follow the steps below to apply. 


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A personal statement is required. Using your best writing skills, you will explain in 250-500 words your long-term education and career goals, stating any areas of specific interest and experience that may be relevant to your graduate program.


Official Transcript(s).

Applicants must contact all colleges and universities previously attended to request that official transcripts be sent directly to the Admissions Office. Faxes are not considered official transcripts. 


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Applicants are encouraged to call or email the MBA office at any time throughout the application process. You are also welcome to contact the MBA staff for a campus visit. Once your completed application materials are received, the admissions committee will review them. You may be asked to interview with a graduate faculty member as part of the application review process. You will be notified of the committee's decision in a timely manner.


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