Department of Organizational Leadership

Organizations are an inescapable part of social life, so an understanding of how human relationships work in organizations is an essential element of career success. The Department of Organizational Leadership focuses on developing broad-based knowledge about people and organizations that enables students to implement strategies to accomplish goals, drawing on the diverse capabilities of different participants.

As an interdisciplinary field of study, organizational leadership complements other professional skills. Across private and public sectors, employers require people to lead skillfully, communicate effectively, manage interpersonal conflicts, solve organizational problems, work in teams, and make ethical decisions.

RMU SCIS Programs degree availability
Academic Program - Certificate
Ethics and Legal Studies Graduate Certificate Fully Online
Group Dynamics and Conflict Resolution Graduate Certificate Fully Online
Leadership and Organizational Change Graduate Certificate Fully Online
Nonprofit Leadership Graduate Certificate Fully Online On Campus (Downtown)
Academic Program - Graduate
Nonprofit Leadership M.S. M.S. Fully Online On Campus (Downtown)
Organizational Leadership M.S. M.S. On Campus Fully Online
Academic Program - Undergraduate
Organizational Leadership B.S. B.S. On Campus Fully Online

Department Head

Malakyan, Petros G.
Petros G. Malakyan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Organizational Leadership
Specialties: Leadership-followership theory, intercultural leadership