Master of Arts in Leadership and Management
What is your real work? Whether you officially head a group or influence a network of peers, you are a leader.
Leadership and Management Program
Today’s managers face challenges of ever-changing technology and market demands, concurrent with issues of motivating and maintaining productive employees. The Master of Arts in Leadership and Management at Notre Dame of Maryland prepares leaders to act from an ethical base to master challenges and effect change toward the realization of individual and organizational potential. In addition to a solid core of management courses, students may choose an area of concentration—an opportunity to customize this quality program to fit their individual needs and aspirations.
The Master of Arts in Leadership and Management utilizes a focused approach to excellence in leadership, providing women and men in many different fields with the skills they need to manage the complexities of organizations. By placing emphasis on human dimensions of the workplace, this program gives graduates a keen understanding of individual motivations for higher levels of achievement.
The program integrates both the science of management and the art of leadership through its grounding in both business and the liberal arts. The core of the program includes courses in:
- business communications
- dynamics of management
Students develop a greater capacity to integrate various perspectives to apply to planning, problem solving and decision-making.
- 39 credits of course work
- core curriculum of 27 credits
- 12 credits in an area of concentration or individualized specialization:
- Health Care Administration
- Human Resource Management
- Information Systems
- Principled Leadership
- Project Management
Visit the College of Graduate Studies admissions page for admissions criteria.
View the full curriculum for specific courses and information on each specialization.