Master of Science in Leadership

Becoming a leader requires much more than simple team oversight. It involves setting the right goals, communicating ideas, and delivering results. Organizations and individuals respond to well-articulated visions that are strategic, persuasive, and measurable.

The Master of Science in Leadership graduate degree program develops specific skills for effective, collaborative organizational leadership in the private, public, government, or nonprofit sectors. Emphasizing sociological and psychological content, the rigorous and intensive curriculum builds on students’ interdisciplinary backgrounds, providing a comprehensive understanding of essential leadership skills.

Students who complete the master’s degree in Leadership will be able to demonstrate:

  • Advanced knowledge of historical and theoretical practices in leadership, in order to effectively function and advance in various types of organizations under different leadership models, and in situations of organizational change.
  • Proficiency in leadership-related areas, including organizational behavior and culture, change management, strategic and tactical management, ethics, teamwork, team building, communications processes, motivation, and conflict management.
  • Competence sufficient to identify, analyze, evaluate, and propose solutions, as well as alternatives, to various complex business and management problems using analytical and critical thinking skills as well as research capabilities.
  • The ability to work both independently and collaboratively, while demonstrating competence in effective verbal and written communications, including individual and group presentations.

The Master of Science in Leadership is available at the following military location:

Please note that after almost forty years of serving personnel on North Carolina military bases, Boston University Metropolitan College will no longer be offering graduate programs at MCAS Cherry Point, North Carolina or MCB Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. MET continues to provide world-class education to students on active duty around the globe through its highly ranked, award-winning online programs. To learn more, visit