Master of Arts
There are two pathways for focused coursework within the program.
Personal and Organizational Wellness provides students with an opportunity for personal, intellectual, and professional growth through a program based in a holistic perspective of the human experience. Concepts and applications of good intention, open mind and compassionate heart provide the foundations for the coursework. Personal and/or organizational applications of transpersonal and global awareness are key features in the program.
Human Services Leadership exposes students to styles and theories of leadership within organizational structures. It emphasizes interpersonal and organizational communication especially within the human services professions. Highlighted key foundations in leadership include good intention, open mind, and compassionate heart which are applied in real world contexts.
- Learn how to be an agent of social and organizational change
- Assist and empower others to successfully cope with personal, social and/or environmental problems
- Expand your awareness of social welfare, interpersonal communication and advocacy skills, and government and non-profit leadership
- Develop 21st century leadership skills through the integration of holistic approaches to leadership, understanding interpersonal relationships, enacting social responsibility and advocacy, and engagement in self reflection
You will be provided with intensive, community-based experiential learning opportunities and a contemplative approach for examining the paradigms of personal and organizational transformation and healing. This program is appropriate for growth-oriented individuals, professionals from business, government, and social services, allied health, education, science, and those in leadership roles within any organization.
Register Now for Spring 2021
Did you know PSU allows you to take up to 12 credits of graduate coursework before applying to most programs? So whether you are admitted to a program or just want to try a class, you can get started today!
Search for classes – the Office of the Registrar handles the course registration process – more information is available by visiting their website where you can check out the current course schedule by clicking on the “Register for Courses” option on the left. Simply select the current term from the drop down menu which will then allow you to search for classes in a variety of ways.
Register Online – Registration can be completed online through the myPlymouth portal if you are a current/active student or have been admitted to a graduate program. Be sure to have your user name, password, and the course number and title handy. At the end of the registration process you will be notified of your billing due date. Specific instructions for completing the online registration can be found on the Registrar’s website under the “How to Register” tab.
New to PSU? If you are taking your first graduate class at PSU and have not been admitted to a graduate program, you will need to complete the paper registration form which can be found under the “Registration Forms” tab. Completed forms should be submitted directly to the Office of the Registrar via email to email@example.com or faxed to 603-535-2724.
Graduate Tuition Rates – Tuition for graduate coursework is calculated on a per credit rate based on residency status. Click here to see the current tuition costs.
“How much will my graduate program cost?” and “How will I pay for it?” are two of the most common questions asked when considering continuing your education. Here is some basic information about tuition, financial aid, scholarships and Graduate Assistant opportunities. We encourage you to click the links on this page for additional information and resources.
We would be happy to provide you with more information about our graduate programs – here are a few ways to learn more!
INQUIRE – Complete a brief inquiry form and we will connect you with the program coordinator and provide you with additional information about the curriculum, admission requirements, faculty information, and more.
VISIT – We hold information sessions and campus visits throughout the year, or we can schedule an in-person advising appointment – come check out our beautiful campus in Plymouth, NH
CHAT – We would be happy to chat with you – just submit a question to one of our admissions advisors.
Want an answer right away? Give us a call – the Admissions Office is open Mon-Fri from 8:00am-4:30pm at 603-535-2237 or 800-FOR-GRAD.
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Graduate Admission Team – Whether you are just graduating with your bachelor’s degree or have been out of school for a while, we are here to help guide you through the application process, assist in getting you registered for your first semester of classes, and provide you with “next steps, information, and resources on campus.
Program Coordinator/Advisor – Once you have been admitted into a graduate program, you will be assigned an academic advisor who will be your go-to person for class scheduling, program and/or curriculum questions, and academic guidance.
- Dr. Annette Holba, 603-535-2878 or 603-535-3116, email email@example.com
Office of the Registrar – can assist with course registration, transcript requests and degree conferral information
Student Account Services – please contact them with questions regarding your bill, employer reimbursement, or financial holds on your account.
Financial Aid Office – is here to assist financial aid, student loans, or other financial related questions.
Course Offerings for Organizational Leadership
This course planning matrix shows a tentative schedule of when classes will be offered. Please note this is subject to change.