"Before I began this program I thought of leadership as something that was done at the top by the leader. Now I realize that the best leaders are the ones who create healthy relationships within their organizations ..."
    - Andy Alvey, Alumnus, 2009

You will explore the nature and forms of leadership required to steward private, public and non-profit organizations in the 21st century in this 23-month hybrid online program. The program is designed to promote real and effective change in the participants and in their organizations through a rigorous program grounded in a relational and collaborative leadership model.

The program requires successful completion of 36 units, and the completion of a learning portfolio. Thirty-three units are earned in the program core curriculum described below. Upon approval from the director, up to three units may be transferred from graduate courses taken at other accredited colleges or universities.

Module I The Practice of Building Learning Communities
Module II Values, Ethics and Decision Making
Module III Leadership Theory
Module IV Global Context for 21st Century Leadership
Module V Leadership in Action
Module VI Sustainable Organizational Change
Module VII Building Cross-Cultural Capacity
Module VIII Policy, Leadership and Systemic Change
Module IX The Future of Leadership
Module X Personal and Organizational Learning
Module XI Leadership Project

To read a full description of each course, click here.

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