Leadership
College of Professional Studies

Leadership Overview

Program Name Master of Science in Leadership
College Name College of Professional Studies
Entry Terms Summer 2014: June 30, 2014
Credits Required for Graduation 45 Quarter Hours
Tuition 2014-2015 Tuition
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The call for capable leaders is on the rise. Not surprisingly, employers are increasingly evaluating leadership skills as part of the interview process. Professionals who possess strong decision-making, organizational, and people skills will be well positioned to succeed in leadership roles.

The Master of Science in Leadership provides the foundation necessary to meet these evolving challenges by helping cultivate a personal leadership philosophy. Core courses within this program focus on managing organizational culture and diversity, leading teams, and ethics. Leveraging students’ interdisciplinary backgrounds, coursework in this master’s degree combines real-world lessons with an action-learning approach that build and strengthen leadership capabilities.

Complementing the program’s core courses are concentrations in areas such as project management, human resources, and organizational communications, providing you with content-specific expertise. 

Certificate Information:

If now is not the right time for you to enroll in a Northeastern University–Seattle master’s degree program, but you know that advanced study will enhance your skills and career potential, consider our graduate certificate programs.

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