Master of Arts in Leadership Online Graduate Program

Capable leadership is a common trait of all successful organizations. But many people mistakenly believe leadership is an inherent trait – either you’re born with it or you’re not. This couldn’t be further from the truth. In the University of Jamestown’s Master of Arts in Leadership program, you’ll learn the skills you need to lead effectively in any situation. And because this is a fully online program, you can earn your degree on your time.

Next Start: Classes Starting Soon
Group Work: Asynchronous cohort work. Optional live check-ins.
Qualifications: Graduate degree

Who It’s For:

This 100% online program is designed for busy people who want to take their leaderships skills – and career – to the next level without disrupting their lives.

Program Features

  • Learn on your terms via our online delivery model
  • Choose from practical internship opportunities, if desired
  • Interact with engaging faculty
  • Utilize tutoring and disability services via our Student Success Center
  • Work with a Student Success Coach, available only for online students
  • Interact with the UJ Chaplain and counseling services via online video chat

Why Earn Your MA in Leadership?

A graduate degree in leadership will equip you with the skills you need not just to manage others more effectively, but to drive organizational change, use strategic planning to implement long-term plans and improve your decision-making skills.

What You’ll Learn

Core Courses:

Course Title Credits
LDRS 500 Foundations of Leadership 3
LDRS 502 Organizational Theory 3
LDRS 501 Research 3
LDRS 504 Communication, Conflict Resolution and Negotiations 3
LDRS 505 Diversity 3
LDRS 503 Leadership Ethics 3
LDRS 507 Public Policy 3
LDRS 610 Servant/Transformational Leadership 3
LDRS 699 Leadership Practicum 3

After completing core courses, you’ll select one of four career tracks:

Business Leadership

Course Title Credits
LDRS 506 Strategy, Innovation, and Imagination 3
LDRS 601 Advanced Strategic and Human Resource Management 3
LDRS 602 International Business 3

Healthcare Leadership

Course Title Credits
LDRS 509 21st Century Healthcare Systems and Policy 3
LDRS 621 Leading in Interprofessional Healthcare Teams 3
LDRS 622 Change and Innovation in Healthcare 3

Non-Profit Leadership

Course Title Credits
LDRS 508 Strategy of Non-Profit Organizations 3
LDRS 612 Justice and Forgiveness 3
LDRS 611 Grant Writing 3

Sports Leadership

Course Title Credits
LDRS 510 Current Trends in Sports Leadership 3
LDRS 631 Sports Fundraising and Financial Concepts 3
LDRS 632 Sports Marketing, Promotion and Communication 3

What Makes UJ Accelerated Special

Every UJ Accelerated course provides:

Course Details

Courses include three elements:

Asynchronous Learning

Read, watch, and listen to the best information to build your foundational knowledge.

Enhance Learning Through Experiences

Valuable clinical and preceptorship experiences will allow you to apply what you are learning.

Expert Lectures

You will have weekly opportunities to meet as a group for live lectures or attend office hours to apply your asynchronous learning. Attend live or watch the replay.

Tuition Options

Students can choose to pay now via credit card or later via invoice. Financial aid is also available for certificate completion.

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Accelerate Your Career.

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