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Master of Science in Leadership

Program Details

Duquesne University offers the online Master of Science in Leadership. This program is ideal for adult working professionals with current or anticipated leadership responsibilities at all levels and from diverse professional backgrounds and experiences. This degree offers a wide range of courses across disciplines to provide professionals with targeted and flexible skills with which to develop and strengthen their individual leadership style and philosophy and to advance their career development goals. 

Courses focus on competencies such as the following:

  • critical and creative thinking
  • innovative problem solving
  • making critical decisions
  • communicating effectively
  • forging alliances
  • inspiring others

The M.S. in Leadership provides the framework for learning, analyzing, and interacting in new and exciting ways, so as to provide leaders the confidence to meet the challenges and changes in today's rapidly evolving and more global professional landscape.


  • Unofficial undergraduate transcript
  • Essay
  • Resume
  • Interview

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)


Due to higher education regulation changes, Duquesne University is unable to accept applications for admission to online programs and courses from students residing in Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Montana, Minnesota, New Mexico, Oregon, Washington, or Wisconsin.