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Master of Leadership Development: Learn. Lead. Inspire.


  • Gain Confidence: Strong, decisive leaders aren't just CEOs or presidents. They're individuals who make a difference in every level of the organization. We will prepare you to impact and inspire those around you, developing creative, transferrable skills for any leadership role. You will have the confidence to make decisions while looking at the big picture, adapting to change and taking charge in almost any field.
  • Flexible Format: This program is custom-tailored for working professionals who are balancing other responsibilities which are just as important as school. In this flexible hybrid format, you'll work mostly online, in your own time, but still take advantage of networking with other professionals in on-site residencies.
  • Wise Investment: A master's degree in leadership development is an intelligent choice for both your present and your future. You’ll learn new techniques to apply to your current work, producing results that you, and your boss, can see right away. The skills you'll develop in the MLD program will also make you strongly marketable, ready for both today's jobs and those which haven't even been invented yet. That's an investment upon which you can secure your future.

Jayson Boyers"I liked that Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College offered a Master of Leadership Development rather than a general MBA. I felt leadership created a broader application of making a difference in my industry, plus the degree is well respected among the higher education community and I am very honored to be recognized with a strong, reputable institution."
-Jayson Boyers '09G
president of Cleary University

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