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MS - Leadership

Position yourself to fill the impending need for strong corporate and organizational leaders as many of today's leaders plan for retirement. This online Master's in Leadership emphasizes current and emerging leadership theories, best practices, skills and tools used to enable organizational innovation, creativity, and change in complex work environments. You'll develop your ability to achieve enterprise-wide engagement through collaboration and cooperation; virtual environments and new media; talent development; sustainability; and ethics and social responsibility. At strategic points in your program, you'll work with a leadership coach who will help you assess and develop your leadership skills, facilitate the transfer of your academic knowledge into workplace settings and prepare yourself for leadership longevity.

With your Master's in Leadership from Capella, you'll analyze, anticipate, and prepare for future leadership environments, and develop capacity for continual growth and development as a leader. You'll also apply practices in leading people and organizations to foster creativity, innovation and change.

Common jobs with an online Master's in Leadership include adjunct or part-time faculty, consultant, executive-level management, leadership development manager, manager/director/supervisor, principal/specialist (leadership development) or talent development manager. Potential workplaces include: consulting firm, corporation, government, land-based or online college or university, or nonprofit organization.


Capella University cannot guarantee licensure, endorsement, certification, authorization, other professional credential or salary advancement. State regulations and professional credential standards vary. It is the learner's responsibility to understand and comply with requirements for their states and professional associations. For more information on licensure, see the Licensure section on the School’s website. Enrollment restrictions and/or other restrictions may apply to certain programs. Contact Capella University for more information.

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AccreditationCapella University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).
RequirementsMaster's students must have a bachelor's degree from an institution accredited by a U.S. Department of Education-recognized accrediting agency or an internationally recognized institution.
Education LevelMaster
LanguageEnglish
Cost Per CreditTuition varies by school and degree program. To receive detailed information on Capella's tuition rates, request a free University Guide.