To learn more about Union’s Master in Organizational Leadership (MSOL) degree, we asked current student Kristina Thomas about her experience in the program.
Current Student | Organizational Leadership
To learn more about Union’s Master in Organizational Leadership (MSOL) degree, we asked current student Kristina Thomas about her experience in the program. Kristina Thomas is an executive for Macy’s Inc. with extensive experience in relationship building, analyzing, planning, developing, implementing and measuring corporate-wide internal and external growth initiatives designed to align corporate goals with stakeholder interests, resulting in long-term stability and growth. She is a graduate of Florida A&M University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Management. Awards include the 2007 Leaders for the Future Award, 2009 YMCA Black Achiever, and 2011 Cincinnati Business Courier Forty Under 40 Award Recipient. She is also an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and The Links, Incorporated.
How has your experience at Union been as a student?
“Challenging. I have found the program to be challenging and exhilarating. Every day, I am growing professionally and personally.”
How is the MSOL program helping you to achieve your goals?
“Professionally, my approach is more strategic and systemic. Meetings with my team are more purposeful and interactive. I also hold leadership positions in nonprofits. Before the MSOL program, it was too easy to get off point. Now I lead from a structured viewpoint and engage to accomplish goals. “
What is the best part of the MSOL program?
“The real world experience my cohort offers is invaluable. The discussion forums and comments make one vulnerable but strong enough to implement suggestions.”
Why did you choose Union for your studies?
“Union chose me. This is an opportunity I couldn’t pass up. I know the skills I am learning will propel me professionally.”