Be the One They Rally Behind

In the workforce, every day brings a new challenge. It takes a Shark to stare that challenge in its face and embolden others to conquer it together.

At NSU, you will dive deep into your innate leadership abilities and learn how to apply them in order to achieve organizational team success. Our Master of Science in Leadership program will give you the edge you need to shape and motivate others to reach corporate, public sector, non-profit or higher education goals.

Our graduates have built rewarding careers as HR managers and directors, sales managers, healthcare administrators, management consultants. Like them, you will know how to guide others through engaging communication, insightful training and responsive support. Step up and help both individuals and your organization, as a whole, accomplish more.

Coursework for the Master of Science in Leadership is offered fully online. Beginning Fall 2020, the M.S. in Leadership will also be available in a hybrid format, combining online convenience with select Saturday face-to-face classroom learning at NSU's Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus. The hybrid is an accelerated, cohort based program designed to be completed in 10 months.

Who Should Apply

  • Advisors, HR coordinators, trainers, supervisors, administrators, directors, and other professionals seeking organizational advancement at for-profit corporations, public sector organizations or non-profits.
  • All bachelor-educated professionals who strive to increase their expertise in education, training and development.

Take the next steps to success. Apply for NSU’s Master of Science in Leadership.

Quick Facts

Tuition
Tuition for the degree program is $925 per credit hour.
Curriculum
NSU’s M.S. in Leadership program is 31 total credits to complete.
Delivery Options

Coursework for the Master of Science in Leadership is offered fully online. Beginning Fall 2020, the M.S. in Leadership will also be available in a hybrid format, combining online convenience with weekend face-to-face classroom learning at NSU's Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus.

Application Deadlines
Applications for admission are accepted online and on a rolling basis for all graduate programs throughout the calendar year.

Earning Potential

Sales Manager $113,860 Average Salary Per Year

5% Projected Employment Growth

Healthcare Manager $94,500 Average Salary Per Year

17% Projected Employment Growth

HR Manager $104,440 Average Salary Per Year

9% Projected Employment Growth

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

M.S. in Leadership

Program Requirements (31 credits)
Credits
MSL 680
Leadership Theory and Practice (MSL 680 / Credits: 3 )
3
MSL 681
Leading Change (MSL 681 / Credits: 3 )
3
MSL 682
Ethical Leadership (MSL 682 / Credits: 3 )
3
MSL 683
Research for Leaders in Education and Human Services (MSL 683 / Credits: 3 )
3
MSL 684
Organizational Systems (MSL 684 / Credits: 3 )
3
MSL 685
Leading Learning Communities (MSL 685 / Credits: 3 )
3
MSL 686
Strategic Leadership in Education and Human Services (MSL 686 / Credits: 3 )
3
MSL 687
Current Organizational Issues and Trends in Educational and Human Services Organizations (MSL 687 / Credits: 3 )
3
MSL 689
The Business of Leadership: Special Topics (MSL 689 / Credits: 4 )
4
MSL 690
International Leadership Perspectives (MSL 690 / Credits: 3 )
3

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