Online Master of Applied Leadership and Management
Are you looking to globalize your leadership skills? Earn your master’s in leadership management and learn how to build sustainable businesses, economies, cultures and environments. This degree can assist you on your path to becoming an account executive, business consultant or marketing manager.
Next start date: 10/13/2021
Total classes: 10
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 30
Degree questions, answered.
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What is a master’s in leadership management?
Now more than ever, the world needs leaders who understand adaptability. This leadership management program focuses on strategies for managing employees, partners and projects. Courses explore how culture, politics and economics impact international business.
In this program, you’ll focus on both micro- and macro-level issues, develop analytical skills for sound decision making, refine your negotiation skills and improve your global mindset. By the end of this program, you’ll feel confident incorporating international perspectives into every element of the business world.
Ideal candidates for a leadership and management degree
Ideal candidates include experienced professionals, mid-level managers and entrepreneurs. To be successful in this program, candidates must be committed to enhancing their understanding and experience of global markets.
What makes this leadership management program unique?
This leadership management degree can serve as a useful springboard for a wide range of business opportunities. As part of the Thunderbird School of Global Management, you’ll have access to resources around the world including the Career Management Center, Thunderbird Archives and T-Bird Connect. Additionally, following graduation, you’ll join our expansive alumni network.
Does my master's in leadership and management say 'online'?
No, Arizona State University’s diplomas don’t specify whether you earn your degree online or in person. All diplomas and transcripts simply say “Arizona State University.” That’s because ASU Online students learn from the same faculty and receive the same course content as in-person students receive.
Leadership and management online courses
Our master’s in leadership and management program promotes strategic thinking. You’ll learn innovative ways of thinking and grow as a leader through the following courses.
What can I do with a master’s in leadership and management?
Our master’s in leadership and management degree helps you advance your skills and progress into higher leadership roles. Graduates leave empowered and ready to guide their teams through the ever-evolving business landscape. Program graduates go on to pursue a variety of careers including:
Admission requirements for the leadership and management degree
Applicants to the Master of Applied Leadership and Management program must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Thunderbird School of Global Management.
Leaders in management and innovation
Arizona State University is a global university that is committed to innovation, research and high-quality academic programs. Our university has been recognized with peer-reviewed honors from U.S. News & World Report. We’ve also received accolades from other prestigious organizations, showcasing our commitment to excellence across all disciplines.
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