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Master of Business Administration - Leadership

Walden University's Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program with a specialization in Leadership is intended to help students develop skills that can help prepare them for positions of management and influence. Students can learn about effective leaders and evaluate how they may use different leadership styles to oversee effective teams. Read more about this program here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) with a specialization in Leadership

School Offering Program:

Walden University

Degree Level:

Master's

Program Description:

Walden University's Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program with a specialization in Leadership is designed to provide individuals with training they may use to pursue management positions in corporate, nonprofit, and government settings. Students have the opportunity to learn about effective leaders and evaluate how they can use different leadership styles to help employees reach their full potential. The program's objective is to give prospective professionals strategies and skills they can use to promote teamwork and cultivate efficiency in the workplace. Along with lessons in team-building and leadership, the program also covers important business principles for financial management, operations, marketing, and accounting. Academic classes are supplemented with networking opportunities, field experiences, and mentorships. The program concludes with student-driven capstone projects designed to address situations from real-world business environments.

Accreditation:

Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association, www.ncahlc.org.

Learning Format:

Online

Estimated Program Length:

22 months: Time to completion for this program may vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. Personalized estimates of time to completion can be discussed with Walden University enrollment advisors.

Total Credits Required:

36 semester credits

Financial Aid Available:

Walden University offers a number of financial aid opportunities including scholarships, fellowships, and employer tuition reimbursement for those who qualify. Enrollment advisors can also assist with federal aid, private loans, veteran benefits, and other opportunities.

Courses for a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) with a Specialization in Leadership:

Degree program curriculum and credits are subject to change. Contact Walden University for the most current information before enrolling in a program.

Course TitleCredits
Semester 1
Success Strategies in the Online Environment 1.5
Jump-Start Your Future in the Borderless World 1.5
Leading People 3
Semester 2
Business Operations in the U.S. and Abroad 3
Marketing 3
Semester 3
Innovation and Technology 3
Accounting for Business Management 3
Semester 4
Financial Management 3
Business Strategy for Competitive Advantage 3
Semester 5
Applications in Leadership 4
Advanced Leadership 4
Semester 6
Capstone: Becoming a World-Class Manager 4

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

Walden University's Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program with a specialization in Leadership is designed to help prepare the next generation of corporate leaders. Students completing the program can emerge with leadership and team-building skills that can help prepare them for management positions within corporate, nonprofit, and government organizations. The program's broad coverage of important business concepts also can allow individuals to pursue non-management positions to start their careers before focusing on corporate advancement.

Careers that program graduates may seek include:

  • Marketing Director
  • Accounting Manager
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Financial Analyst
  • Business Development Director
  • Sales Manager
  • Audit Manager

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