Master of Science in
Being a strong leader means more than just having a willingness to take on a project or organization. Today’s workforce requires skills and techniques that involve critical thinking, strategy, and communication. Embry-Riddle Worldwide offers an M.S. in Leadership degree program that prepares students to be mindful, passionate leaders who make a difference.
The M.S. in Leadership degree program at ERAU has an excellent reputation. Through a unique blend of leadership theory and concepts, core knowledge, skills and competencies, and tools and techniques, the program prepares students to lead with confidence.
During their studies, students get unlimited opportunities to do research in the aviation and aerospace industries with groups like the Center for Aviation and Aerospace Leadership (CAAL).
An experimental elective course allows students from the College of Business to engage with other disciplines and travel to China to learn firsthand about international business, education, and government.
With students from different locations and backgrounds, the M.S. in Leadership program at Embry-Riddle Worldwide promotes diversity and teaches effective leadership techniques for use in global business and operations.
With ERAU’s online educational opportunities and a network of education facilities designed to support student advancement in the U.S. and abroad, students have the flexibility to learn at a campus near them or even in their own home.
About Leadership at the Worldwide & Online Campus
Many companies may look the same from the outside. But on the inside, there are dramatic differences in culture and performance. And where it all begins is with strong leadership. Great leaders develop high-performing teams that consistently outperform the competition. Good leadership is not a fluke. Good leaders are systematically developed.
The M.S. in Leadership program at ERAU’s Worldwide & Online Campus helps students develop the skills, knowledge, and competencies that make effective leaders who stand out. Not only will their studies prepare them for today’s most challenging leadership roles, graduates will also be positioned as valued decision-makers of tomorrow.
Taught by faculty members who have terminal degrees and are experts in the field. Representing a wide variety of academic disciplines, they’ve demonstrated a range of university/college-level teaching experience and history of leadership in academia and the private or public sectors.
ERAU’s Worldwide & Online Campus is designed to accommodate students who need to stay close to home to pursue a degree. Students can take this entire program online and complete course work as it fits into their schedules.
Worldwide & Online Campus students benefit from being part of the ERAU family and are granted access to expert faculty, fellow students, and alumni with whom they can share experiences and network.
Many companies look the same from the outside, but on the inside there are dramatic differences in culture and performance. It all starts with leadership.
Good leaders develop high-performing teams that consistently outperform their competition. These teams capitalize on their strengths, draw inspiration from diversity, and hold each other accountable to achieving their mission.
Good leadership is not a fluke. Good leaders are systematically developed. The Master of Science in Leadership degree helps students develop the competencies that are essential for leading an organization effectively.
Through this comprehensive curriculum, you will learn how to:
- Inspire the best from those around you.
- Communicate powerfully and develop additional sources of influence.
- Understand your leadership capacities and minimize your blind spots.
- Coach and mentor others to achieve their potential.
- Analyze and diagnose organizational issues that impact your team’s performance.
- Anticipate the need for organizational change and renewal.
- Establish and foster a high-performing culture across your organization.
In addition to grooming you for today’s most challenging leadership positions, this degree will arm you with the skill and vision to become one of the architects of tomorrow.
|MSLD 500||Leadership Foundations in Research||3|
|MSLD 511||Organizational Leadership||3|
|MSLD 520||Management Skills for Leaders||3|
|MSLD 521||Leadership Communication||3|
|MSLD 632||Decision Making for Leaders||3|
|MSLD 633||Adaptive Leadership in Complex Environments||3|
|MSLD 634||Leadership Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility||3|
|MSLD 635||Organizational Change||3|
|MSLD 641||Resonant Leadership: Leading Change||3|
|MSLD 690||Graduate Leadership Capstone||3|
|Total Degree Requirements||30|
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When John Hornibrook, now 59, graduated from college with his Bachelor of Science in Aviation, he never imagined that more than 30 years later he’d earn a master’s degree in Leadership from Embry-Riddle. Only three months away from completing his degree, Horizon Air’s vice president of flight operations finds that his graduate courses have expanded his horizons in ways he didn’t realize were possible.