Master’s in Leadership
The Master of Arts in Leadership is a contemporary degree that provides students with a fresh approach to theoretically grounded and practically applied content. This competency-based program is distinctive in its Christian approach to learning and leading, and is intent on developing holistic leaders who are confident and prepared to meet challenges.
The master's in leadership program is enriched by Christian values and beliefs and is interdisciplinary in scope. It prepares students for success through foundational preparation in core courses, emphasis options tailored to fit interests and need (Executive Leadership, Leadership Development, Leadership Studies, Sport Management and Integrated Leadership), carefully selected electives, and a culminating project or thesis paper.
- The program offers full-time and part-time options that begin in the fall and spring.
- Evening classes meet one day a week during 8-week terms.
- Flexible scheduling including some online and weekend class options.
- Students are admitted to one of four emphases:
- Smaller class sizes allow for a wealth of interaction with faculty members and fellow students.
School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences Accreditation
Azusa Pacific University is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).
Azusa Pacific University secured a place in the most prestigious category of U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges 2016 rankings, placing in Tier One at No. 175 in the National Universities category. In addition, The Princeton Review named APU as 1 of 124 institutions in the 2016 Best Colleges in the West, and G.I. Jobs named APU a Military Friendly School for 2016, placing APU among the top 15 percent of schools in the country helping military students reach their educational dreams.