Leadership Studies


Today's best leaders understand innovation, diversity and continuous improvement are essential to good leadership.  Students in USM’s Leadership programs learn flexible tools and best practices for excelling in complex environments. Leadership is an activity, not a position.  We promote the best in leadership knowledge and practice to improve the quality and diversity of leadership in organizations and communities -- regionally, nationally and internationally.

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We believe in:

  • Integrating theory and practice
  • Reflection-in-action
  • Continuous development
  • Collaboration
  • Creating sustainable enterprises
  • Improving competitive advantage
  • Social responsibility
  • Systems thinking
  • Strategic level change
  • The value of diversity in all its forms
  • Innovative thinking and practice

We see leadership as an activity, not a position.

For more information about our Leadership Studies Degrees and Certificates click here.