Master of Arts in Leadership Studies
University of Southern Maine

Program Details

The online Leadership Studies master’s program 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.


  • Communication and relationship building
  • Leading across cultures
  • International leadership

Choose to enroll in a fully online program, or opt for a combination of in person and online classes.

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Southern Maine is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Statement of Purpose/Intent, Resume/CV, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Official College Transcript(s)