School of Leadership and Professional Advancement

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

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Professional Administration Curriculum

The comprehensive 36-credit curriculum consists of twelve 3-credit courses. This includes the Leadership Core (12 credits), the Professional Administration concentration (15 credits), and graduate electives (9 credits). There is no thesis requirement.

Professional Administration Core - 15 credits
  • Leadership in Administration
  • Accounting and Budgeting 
  • Personnel Administration 
  • Information Communication 
  • Applied Leadership Ethics
Leadership Core - 12 credits
  • Introduction to the Graduate Study of Leadership
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Leading People and Managing Relationships
  • Leadership Capstone
Electives - 9 credits

Students may choose electives from courses offered in any graduate program in the School of Leadership and Professional Advancement. Six credits are transferable into the program from other graduate institutions, with approval of the program director.