Seniors! Complete your Master's degree in just one year after graduation!

Why should you consider a MA in Leadership and Organizational Development 4+1 degree? 

Today’s complex problems need skilled leaders. The MA in Leadership and Organizational Development 4+1 degree program will provide you with the skills and knowledge necessary to thrive as a leader and make lasting change. Awaken your potential to influence, empower, and lead others.

"Leadership is not tied to a title. We all have the capacity to make an impact on others. I chose this program as it will give me a head start in developing my own unique leadership style." — Makenna Messina, SMC Class of 2021, Justice, Community, + Leadership & Communications Majors

In this program, you will learn contemporary leadership theory and practice in networks of your peers. Our students have career goals across public, private, and non-profit sectors and will acquire the competencies and skills to advance and succeed in today’s dynamic and complex world.

"The 4+1 MA in Leadership is incredibly valuable in learning how everyone is capable of being empowered as a leader in some way, and I would like to expand that understanding to people who may be able to utilize it in their daily lives and beyond. This program is inspiring to me because I believe, especially now, there is a big need for expansion in the field of Leadership." — Angie Thomas, SMC Class of 2021, Justice, Community + Leadership Major & Women + Gender Studies Minor

By starting your MA as an undergraduate, you will save precious time and money as you learn practical skills with peers in a personally enriching learning experience. By the time you graduate, you will be able to enter the workforce with much sought-after leadership skills and knowledge, which will enhance both your job opportunities and contributions to the world at large.

Please schedule a 1:1 consultation with an admissions counselor for more information.