Duquesne University

M.Sc. Online
12 months
1049 USD/credit
1049 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The Leadership program of Duquesne University is ideal for adult working professionals with current or anticipated leadership responsibilities at all levels and from diverse professional backgrounds and experiences.


Located in the McAnulty Graduate School of Liberal Arts, the Leadership program of Duquesne University offers a wide range of courses across disciplines to provide professionals with targeted and flexible skills with which to develop and strengthen their individual leadership style and philosophy and to advance their career development goals. Courses focus on competencies such as critical and creative thinking, innovative problem solving, making critical decisions, communicating effectively, forging alliances, and inspiring others, all within a strong ethical framework.

The M.S. in Leadership provides the framework for learning, analyzing, and interacting in new and exciting ways, so as to provide leaders the confidence to meet the challenges and changes in today's rapidly evolving and more global professional landscape.

Make a difference in your professional career - and your life - with a master's degree in leadership from the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts at Duquesne University.

Why choose Duquesne's 30-credit Master of Science in Leadership?

  • Diverse up-to-date courses with a strong ethical dimension
  • Distinguished faculty with academic and professional expertise
  • Convenient online courses
  • Flexibility to start in August, January, or May
  • Self pacing
  • Degree can be earned in less than two years
  • No required entrance exams (GRE or GMAT)
  • Access to Career Services during program and then as an alumnus
  • Special tuition discount for employees of partner organizations.
  • Information on our affordable tuition rates can be found here.
  • Corporate deferment payment options are available for graduate programs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theories and Models of Leadership
  • Organizational Communication 
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Leading People 
  • Leading Mindfully
  • Leadership for Turbulent Times

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV) or Resume
  • A personal or goals statement
  • Official Transcripts

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1049 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1049 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1049 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1049 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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