Program Overview

Nova Southeastern University, primarily located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, offers a Master of Science in Leadership from the Fischler School of Education.

The MS in leadership offers graduate students a track with an education foundation designed for advisors, coordinators, trainers, supervisors, administrators, school directors, colleges and universities, human services and non-profit organizations, or the military. Students earning the advanced degree will develop on the already learned teaching and administrative core from previous educations while also fostering leadership skills to organize, motivate, and lead individuals to achieve set goals within an organization or a team.

Core Leadership courses are combined with the University’s School of Business and Entrepreneurship to give students the opportunity to blend two essential curriculums into a single program benefiting education practitioners. The professionals will learn key concepts such as:

  • Leadership Theory and Practice
  • Leading Change
  • Ethical Leadership
  • Leaders in Education and Human Services
  • Organizational Systems
  • Issues and Trends in Educational and Human Services Organizations
  • Leadership in the Information Age
  • International Perspectives
  • The Business of Leadership

Graduates of the MS in Leadership from the Fischler School of Education can continue their studies in a doctorate program or use the education for immediate entry into positions of advisors, coordinators, trainers, supervisors, administrators, directors, colleges and universities, human services and non-profit organizations, hospitals, religious organizations or the military. Successful students will be able to contribute professional leadership best practices to many education institutions.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

    School Overview

    Nova Southeastern University may have started as a small independent not-for-profit university when it first educated its first students in 1964, however this Ft. Lauderdale campus followed the lead of many growing movements from the sixties and quickly expanded into a modern global facility promoting distance learning by 1972. Today, NSU hosts field-based programs in more than twenty states, as well as internationally.

    Nova Southeastern University awards associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist and doctorate degrees. Nova Southeastern University offers a large number of online degree programs to accommodate a wide range of students. Students can choose from online undergraduate degrees and graduate degrees. Online classes at Nova Southeastern University occur in both synchronous and asynchronous formats to best facilitate an interactive environment between students and faculty.


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