Required Core Courses (24 credit hours)

 Course/No. Course Title
Site Rotation
EMPA 722
Budgetary and Fiscal Management (3 cr.)
Online  Every Semester
EMPA 733
Administrative Law and Government (3 cr.)
Online
Every Fall, Every Spring
EMPA 769
Administrative Thought and Ethics (3 cr.)
Online Every Spring, Every Summer
MSAS 763 Professional Writing for Administration (3 cr.)
Online Every Fall, Every Spring
MSAS 764
Research in Administrative Practice (3 cr.)
Online Every Spring, Every Summer
MSAS 786
MSAS Capstone Project (3 cr.)
Online Every Semester
SPCM 754 Managerial Communications (3 cr.)
Online
Rapid City
Sioux Falls
Every Spring
Summer Odd Years
Spring Odd Years
Elective Advisor Approved Core Elective (3 cr.)
Online Every Semester

Organizational Leadership Required Courses (12 credit hours)

 Course/No. Course Title
Site Rotation
LDR 501
Advanced Leadership Theory and Practice
Online Every Fall
 Plus three (3) of the following:
AHED 553
or
TET 553
Personal & Organizational Transition & Change Management (3 cr.)
Online Every Summer
BADM 761*
Leadership Development (3 cr.)
Online
Every Spring, Every Summer
EMPA 724
Organization and Management (3 cr.)
Online
Every Spring
SPCM 585
or
EMPA 704
Communication and Conflict Resolution (3 cr.)

Facilitation & Conflict Management (3 cr.)
TBA

Online
TBA

Every Spring
SPCM 587
Team Building and Group Decision Making (3 cr.)
Online
Sioux Falls
Every Spring
Every Spring
TET 780
Organizational Development (3 cr.)
Online TBA
TET 805
Leading Organizational Change (3 cr.)
Online Every Spring
  Advisor-Approved Elective (3 cr.)
Online Every Semester

*BADM 761 Leadership Development is offered primarily online with a rich, five-day, face-to-face experience. Content for this course will be delivered online initially with the residency component taking place in either July or April (depending on the semester). Students enjoy this signature experience and use the opportunity to network and form a deeper connection with faculty and colleagues.

Master of Science in Administration with a specialization in Organizational Leadership Program Total: Minimum 36 Credit Hours Required