You can learn to motivate and develop a workforce, identify market opportunities and challenges, prevent and solve problems, maintain fiscal responsibility, and establish a culture of dignity, respect and ethical behavior in the workplace with a master’s in organizational leadership.
In this master’s program, you will gain insight into management and leadership styles while designing your own concentration through a selection of course electives. The program is designed with the flexibility, knowledge and real-world experiences that modern leaders need to advance in their careers.
As few as 24 months
On campus or online
Courses focus on the fundamentals of strategies and issues associated with global business and understanding the role of human resources professionals as key organizational stakeholders. You will combine experiential learning with academic theory by participating in an internship in a professional managerial setting.
Courtney Durante (BS ’08, MBA ’11) embodies Carlow’s commitment to service by helping pediatric cancer patients be courageous for their treatments. “There were a lot of influences at Carlow that have encouraged me to serve the community. I participated in Alternative Spring Break and various service projects during my days as a student. I’m sure all of that had an impact and drove my desire to help others.”
Gain the knowledge you need at your convenience with our online degree option. When applying, indicate your interest in the online option.
Every sector of the economy relies on strong leadership. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 5% growth in management occupations from 2019 to 2029; the MBA in Leadership and Management well positions you for this growth.
With a master’s in leadership, potential job titles include advertising or marketing manager, health care director, management analyst and loss prevention manager.
The College of Arts and Sciences Department of Business Management, Accounting, and Ethics at Carlow University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA.
For a list of accredited programs and retention information, see Accreditations.
You can apply for free online, and must submit the following materials:
Fall, Spring & Summer
An undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher is preferred; however, provisional admission is also possible if you do not meet all of the admission criteria but exhibit a strong possibility of academic success.
“Carlow provided the essential resources and support that helped me to create a fluid and seamless experience. The relationships developed with my fellow students helped expand my sense of connection and provided an opportunity to build bridges and become a part of something bigger. Walking across the stage to receive my MBA from Carlow was an extremely enriching experience. It cultivated me to become an effective leader and inspired me to continue my academic journey in pursuit of my doctoral degree in education and leadership.”
— Kimberly Slater-Wood (MBA, ‘19)