Leadership Studies, M.A.

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Leadership Studies, M.A.
The Leadership Studies, M.A. degree program has an online option. Learn more about Online Learning at Marshall University.

Advance your leadership potential with Marshall’s online Master’s Degree in Leadership Studies with an area of emphasis in Leadership Specialist. The knowledge you gain through courses such as Human Resource Management, Grant Writing and Community Planning are valuable for many professions. Earning this degree will enhance your current position or prepare you for a career transition.

Why Study Leadership Studies with Marshall?

At the center of each course in the program is the combination of practical experience with academic content, informed by creative and best-practice approaches to online learning. Every course meets Marshall University’s internal quality standards for online courses. Moreover, all full- and part-time faculty who teach in the program are certified in Quality Matters, a national review process that is designed to certify the quality of online courses and online components.

Many students in the program are active military. Our faculty strive to create a supportive, flexible environment for all students; however, we understand the challenges faced by those serving in the armed forces.

Career Outlook in Leadership Studies

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that jobs in management/leadership will grow by 8% from 2016 to 2016. The median annual wage in management occupations was $104,240 in 2018.

Opportunities for Leadership Studies Graduates

The leadership specialist master’s degree is relevant to most career fields. Courses are designed to allow students to tailor their assignments to fit their unique goals.

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