Master of Science in Business Leadership

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It's time to take the next step in your business career

The Master of Science in Business Leadership program empowers students to become dynamic leaders in both the private and nonprofit sectors. The program teaches leadership, decision-making, communication, finance and entrepreneurial skills needed to become an ethical business leader.  The curriculum's focus is on business specializations that develop transferable skills sought in today's global organizations.Students Studying

Students work individually and in groups on challenging projects to apply traditional and emerging business leadership concepts. Executives, management professionals, seasoned instructors, and business mentors will provide insight and share experiences from the corner office. The curriculum culminates with the completion of a research project or business plan presented to a panel of faculty members and experienced business executives for critical evaluation.

Designed for flexibility, the curriculum features in-class and online coursework. Each term is eight weeks in length, with on-campus classes Friday evenings and/or Saturdays. Each course is eight weeks in length, five sessions are in class and three sessions are online. Students will have access to Blackboard online learning, our digital library, and text resources to facilitate off-site studies.

Benefits Beyond an Exceptional Education

  • • There are no prerequisite courses
  • • Textbooks are loaned for the duration of the program
  • • The Master’s program can be completed in one year
  • • Students receive a free iPad at the start of the program

The curriculum
Each class is 3 credits, except where noted:

  • Leadership of Entrepreneurial/Innovative Business Organizations
  • Non-Profit and Public Leadership and Management
  • International Leadership
  • Effective Decision Making and Communication
  • Risk Management Dimensions of Leadership
  • Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Executive Leadership and Strategic Management
  • Managerial Finance
  • Global Cultures and Business Practices
  • Research Seminars I, II & III (1 credit each)
  • Capstone Seminar

Applying for Admission:

To be considered for admission, the candidate must submit:

  • An M.S. in Business Leadership application completed and signed
  • A non-refundable application fee of $50 Pay Your Application Fee Online
  • Official college transcripts from all colleges attended (The transcripts should reflect the completion of a bachelor of arts or bachelor of science degree and a graduating GPA of at least 3.0 overall.)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • An essay (300-500 words in length) discussing at least one reason for choosing the program along with your professional goals
  • A current resume

Students that do not meet base academic requirements may be required to:

1. Interview with the Director of Graduate Business Program

2. Submit GRE/GMAT/MAT exam scores

For more information, please contact Admission.