USM Online

MA in Leadership Studies

The Online Path to Building Better Leaders

The Online MA in Leadership Studies program is designed for professionals seeking to explore leadership issues and challenges that go beyond a particular subject or field. Our interdisciplinary program opens new doors by blending the social and behavioral sciences and the humanities, helping students approach their leadership roles with:

  • A sense of social responsibility
  • A concern for ethics
  • A commitment to the public good

Meeting the demand for skilled leaders

As a student in the master’s program, you will build a deep understanding of:

  • The dynamics of leadership
  • The convergence of leadership with other human relations
  • The role of the individual leader in society

Flexible, online master’s program

Our online format enables you to continue working as you complete your degree requirementsYou can even combine your online learning with classes on campus. Apply today.

Outcomes and opportunities

Students in the Online MA in Leadership Studies program will master the leadership theory and skills they need to perform successfully as leaders in their workplace, community and the world. They work as:

  • Diplomats
  • Human resource trainers
  • Municipal engineering managers
  • Professors
  • Regional managers
  • Senior account executives

Transfer or complete your degree

If you are completing your graduate degree as a transfer or returning student, please contact an Admissions Counselor who will help you get started. Apply today.