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Earn an M.A. in Organizational Leadership and Management at Pacific Oaks College

Pacific Oaks is excited to announce our new Leadership Scholarship for M.A. Organizational Leadership and Management students who are accepted to attend our Pasadena or San Jose campuses.

Pacific Oaks College offers a Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership and Management. This program integrates the core competencies of traditional business administration programs with social and moral considerations regarding the impact of work on society. Discover a master’s program that can help you advance your career. Our graduates emerge prepared to effectively lead dynamic organizations with an emphasis on critical thinking, decision-making, and management tools.

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Go beyond a traditional MBA.

The Organizational Leadership and Management programs at Pacific Oaks have been specifically designed to help students develop into authentic leaders who can effectively align organizational goals with the public good. Through development of management and leadership skills, graduates are prepared to transcend cultural, political, and national barriers.

Because we commit to providing an education centered on culture, our students are immersed in an environment that celebrates diversity, inclusion, and equality. Through experiential learning, real-world practice, and strong curriculum, Pacific Oaks helps prepare you to make an impact in a variety of settings.

Program Includes:

  • Strategic Planning
  • Project Management
  • Data-driven Decision Making
  • Human Diversity and Ethics
  • Marketing
  • Human Resources

Concludes with an Applied Research Project designed by you.

Organizational Leadership and Management Virtual Information Session

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Learn how an M.A. in Organizational Leadership and Management from Pacific Oaks College will help propel your career and provide you with real-world experience. During your degree you’ll develop a portfolio of work, which can be used to demonstrate to current and future employers your ability to make a difference in the culture and productivity of organizations.  During this event with Dr. Carol Rinkoff, Affiliate Faculty, you will hear examples of projects students have completed and hear answers to student questions from the faculty who instruct students in this degree program.

Here are just a few of the things that set us apart:

  • Benefit from flexibility and convenience: Classes occur on nights and weekends to accommodate the working professional.
  • Take advantage of our scholarships and financial aid*: Inquire today to learn about one of the eight different scholarships for incoming students along with other financial aid opportunities.
  • Have confidence in knowing we are an accredited, nonprofit institution: Pacific Oaks College has online and on-ground programs, with campuses in Pasadena and San Jose, and is accredited by the WASC Senior Colleges and Universities Commission (WSCUC).

*Financial aid is available for those who qualify.


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When can I start?

Students are accepted year-round. We offer three convenient start dates for campus-based students, and six start dates for online students.

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Where can I go for help?

Instructors, an academic advisor, CARE (Center for Achievement, Resources, and Enrichment), library services, and more.

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Is Pacific Oaks accredited?

Pacific Oaks College is regionally-accredited by the Western Association of Schools & Colleges Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).

About Pacific Oaks College

Rooted in the extraordinary potential that lives in every human being, Pacific Oaks offers an environment where your perspective and experience can play an integral part in your educational journey. Through our unique progressive approach to teaching and learning, everyone in our classrooms is both student and teacher. Students relate subjects to their own personal experiences—sharing with the teacher and fellow students.

A 60-year-old nonprofit, accredited, higher education institution, Pacific Oaks College offers teacher credentialing preparation as well as Bachelor’s and Master’s programs in a variety of fields, including Business and Management, Education, Early Childhood Education, Human Development, Marriage and Family Therapy, Psychology, and Social Work.