School of Leadership and Professional Advancement

705 Libermann Hall
Pittsburgh, PA 15282
Phone: 412.396.5600
Fax: 412.396.5072

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Master of Science in Leadership

Make a difference in your career - and your life - with a master's degree in leadership from Duquesne University.

Duquesne's 30-credit online program allows you to select from seven focus areas and expand your professional network. It's more than a learning experience; it's exposure to new ideas and skills that can be readily applied.

Duquesne's 30-credit Master of Science in Leadership program benefits include:

  • Taking classes entirely online or on alternating Saturdays
  • Learning from distinguished faculty with academic and professional expertise
  • Flexibility to start in August, January, or May
  • No required entrance exams (GRE or GMAT)

Master's Degree with several different elective areas of interest 

Some people may think of leadership as being "one size fits all," but that's not the way we see it. We know that every leader faces unique circumstances, which is why we offer a flexible Master of Science in Leadership degree program with an option to choose electives from several different areas of interest, including: business ethics, community leadership, global leadership, information technology, liberal studies, professional administration, or sports leadership.

Regardless of which area interests you, they all demonstrate the excellence in education that makes your Duquesne education a degree of distinction. Leadership courses are offered with adult learners in mind. Many programs include both evening and Saturday class sessions.

"The School of Leadership and Professional Advancement afforded me the opportunity to participate in a dynamic program with other leaders that enriched my overall experience in my current career. The curriculum was a great mix of courses that enhanced my business, legal, human resource, ethical and leadership skills. The program was an unforgettable experience that prepared me further for the next step of my career and life in general."

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