Master of Arts in Leadership Studies
University of Southern Maine

Program Details

The online Master of Arts in Leadership Studies is designed for professionals seeking to explore leadership issues and challenges that go beyond a particular subject or field.  This interdisciplinary program blends social and behavioral sciences and the humanities, helping students approach leadership roles with a sense of social responsibility, concern for ethics, and a commitment to the public good.  Courses also teach the dynamics of leadership and the role of the individual leader in society, preparing graduates for careers as leaders in their workplace, community, and the world.


  • A current resume
  • Transcripts from all previously attended institutions. These must demonstrate completion of a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college and a competitive GPA. A cumulative GPA of 3.0. 
  • A two-part essay containing 
  • Two letters of recommendation

School Accreditation Statement

New England Commission of Higher Education