School of Leadership and Professional Advancement

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

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Leadership Curriculum

Anyone who has ever been part of any organization or community knows that those groups face a variety of challenges. These diverse challenges demand unique perspectives and combinations of skills and expertise.

Leadership studies allow students freedom to determine the best course of study to achieve success in their area of interest within their organizations. As you would expect, students complete core leadership courses. They also customize their program by selecting from a wide range of graduate courses, tailored to their interests and motivations.

Leadership Core - 15 credits
  • Introduction to the Graduate Study of Leadership
  • Organizational Communication for Leaders
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Leading People and Managing Relationships
  • Leadership Capstone
Elective Courses - 15 credits

Up to two (2) graduate electives may be transferred from another graduate program at Duquesne or other accredited University.