Course Requirements

Students pursuing the Master's in Leadership must complete 36 semester units of coursework in total. This interdisciplinary program consists of core course units, emphasis units, and elective units that allow customization to fit individual interests and needs. Up to 6 units of appropriate graduate work may be transferred into the program by petition.

Core Courses15 units
LDRS 501
Foundations of Leadership Theory
3
LDRS 502
Cornerstones of Christian Leadership
3
LDRS 503
Organizational Behavior
3
LDRS 592
Research and Assessment Tools for Leaders
3
LDRS 593
Applied Research
3
Elective Courses3–12 units
LDRS 510
Creative and Collaborative Leadership
3
LDRS 516
Leadership Development and Practice
3
LDRS 520
Understanding Vocation in a Changing World
3
LDRS 532
Leadership Practicum
3
LDRS 533
Systems and Strategic Planning for Leaders
3
LDRS 534
Leader as an Agent of Change
3
LDRS 542
Leading Across Cultures
3
LDRS 561
Group and Conflict Issues in Leadership
3
LDRS 563
Ethical Decision Making
3
Executive Leadership Emphasis9 units
LDRS 533
Systems and Strategic Planning for Leaders
3
LDRS 534
Leader as an Agent of Change
3
LDRS 563
Ethical Decision Making
3
Core Courses15 units
Elective Courses9 units
Capstone Course (LDRS 595)3 units
Total36 units
Leadership Development Emphasis9 units
LDRS 516
Leadership Development and Practice
3
LDRS 534
Leader as an Agent of Change
3
LDRS 571
Leadership for a Learning Environment
3
Core Courses15 units
Elective Courses9 units
Capstone Course (LDRS 595)3 units
Total36 units
Leadership Studies Emphasis9 units
LDRS 590
Introduction to Thesis in Leadership
6
LDRS 591
Thesis in Leadership: Data Collection and Analysis
3
LDRS 594
Advanced Research Methodology
3
Core Courses15 units
Elective Courses12 units
Total36 units
Sport Management and Integrated Leadership Emphasis15 units
PE 555
Sociological and Ethical Issues in Sport
3
PE 556
Facility and Event Management
3
PE 557
Field Studies/Internships in Sport Management
3
PE 565
Physical Education, Athletics, and the Law
3
PE 570
Leadership and Administration of Physical Education and Athletic Programs
3
Core Courses15 units
Elective Courses3 units
Capstone Course (LDRS 595)3 units
Total36 units
Note: This information is current for the 2014-15 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.