Message from the Chair
We are delighted that you are interested in gaining information about our master’s program in leadership. The leadership degree is a highly desirable area of study, and is characterized by the need to stay current in the field and adaptive to change.
The M.A. in Leadership provides students a balance of theoretical and practical learning, with particular emphasis on nonprofit, educational, and service organizations. In today’s world, employees need to be prepared for a rapidly changing work environment, and benefit from learning how to develop their leadership skills. This program provides a curriculum of core courses and three emphases: Leadership Development, Leadership, and Leadership Studies. Courses in leading change, organizational behavior, group and conflict, and personal leadership development are among the many options provided. Students can complete the program in as little as two years, but can also attend on a part-time basis as they balance their work, community, family, and church responsibilities.
Please let us know how we can assist you as you begin this exciting journey of graduate education!
Gary Lemaster, Ph.D.
Chair and Professor,
Department of Leadership
and Organizational Psychology