Program Overview

Nova Southeastern University, primarily located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, offers a Master of Science in Leadership. The degree is designed to build on the already learned foundations of previous education in management, business, leadership and human resources.

The Leadership concentration focuses on developing a student for performance, innovation, and change in the competitive job market. The program fulfills many professional organizations need for a well-trained and qualified individual capable of communicating and influencing personnel, organizing a diverse working environment and performing the responsibilities of a leader. The specialized curriculum is designed to formally educate and train professionals in leadership positions the needed skills to influence others, foster change, develop teams and direct projects within small or large organizations.

Earning the advanced degree in leadership will give students the opportunity to apply key concepts to an organization in need of rejuvenation or individuals seeking to increase their own potential within a field. The 40-credit-hour curriculum is comprised of core master's courses supplemented with the essential areas of study such as:

  • 21st Century Management Practices
  • Legal, Ethical, and Social Values of Business
  • Managing Organizational Behavior
  • Managing Human Resources
  • Team Building
  • Leadership Theory and Practice
  • Coaching and Influencing Skill
  • Cross Cultural Leadership
  • Situational Leadership: Theory and Practice
  • Project Leadership to Drive Performance
  • Leading Change for Innovation and Alignment
  • Strategic Leadership

Graduates of the MS in Leadership will be able to use the advanced education in many aspects of a professional environment, as well as the foundation of learning for additional degree pursuits in certificates or a doctorate.

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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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