• A letter of intent written by the applicant expressing professional and educational goals as applied to the program.
• Submission of two letters of recommendation, using the required recommendation form.
• Résumé or curriculum vitae.
E-mail: [email protected]
• Phone: 315-267-2165
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The Master of Science in Education in Organizational Leadership is offered exclusively on the campus of Jefferson Community College in Watertown, New York. Students who have successfully completed this program or who are currently enrolled in this program are typically employed in higher education, small business ownership, instructional design, various civilian positions within the military, management positions in health insurance, assisted living, and a municipal housing authority. Program start date: Fall
Required Program Courses
Minimum of 36 credit hours
IT 502, Organizational Development
IT 607, Organizational Leadership
IT 648, Principles of Performance Technology
IT 654, Program Evaluation
Controlled Elective Courses:
IT 503, Team Building
IT 602, Human Resources
IT 603, Policies, Issues, and Ethics in Professional Practice
IT 609, Conflict Resolution
IT 610, Change Processes
Performance Technology Courses:
IT 545, Preparing and Delivering Professional Presentations
IT 614, Technology in Education
IT 658, Needs Assessment (Culminating Experience)
Uniqueness of Program
Students are enrolled in two courses per semester, one course in each Winterim mini-session, and two courses during the first Summer session. All instruction is offered in a blended delivery technique, in which classes meet alternate weeks in the evening, or on Saturdays. There are also regular online internet-based individual and team discussions.
“People are diverse; jobs are diverse – your only way to be successful is an education that addresses…diversity! This program has done just that for me. It is great to be equipped with an arsenal of tools to address any issues on the work floor with confidence. This program will elevate anyone from good to great!”
“The Watertown Organizational Leadership pro- gram is an enriching program that has allowed me to achieve personal and professional goals. The practical concepts and theories explored are relevant to beginning or seasoned leaders. I wish I had done this ten years earlier.”
“The topics covered in the Organizational Leadership program are timely and relevant to issues impacting organizations today. This program has given me the tools to implement strategies in my daily work and has made me a better leader.”
• A baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution of higher education. • A minimum overall GPA of 3.0 (A=4.0) in most recent 60 credits of undergraduate study. A GPA between 2.75-3.0 may be considered for conditional admission.