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Executive Leadership and Organizational Change, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months


This innovative program applies the most current theories and practices on leadership and organizational change through multiple organizational levels:

  • Individual
  • Team
  • Organizational systems
  • Global environment

Program Philosophy

The program is based on the latest adult learning framework of ACT.

  • A - Action learning: Emphasize the importance of experiential and active learning with a focus on public engagement.
  • C - Competency: Develop student's competencies at every step of the program.
  • T - Teamwork: Incorporate teamwork and learning about teams into all facets of the program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Leadership Assessment and Development
  • Teams and Conflict Management
  • Action Research Methods
  • Creating High Performing Organizations
  • First-Year Public Engagement Practicum
  • Organizational Strategy Development and Systems Thinking
  • Organizational Consultation
  • Managing Organizational Change
  • Global Leadership and Sustainable Change
  • Graduation Action Research Project

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL®PBT score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • An application for graduate admission and the application fee.
  • Resumé.
  • Personal statement, current career essay, and future career objectives essay.
  • Three letters of recommendation, one of which could be a letter of nomination or support from student’s current organization.
  • Official copies of transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work.

Work Experience

At least 3 year(s) of work experience are required.

Minimum 3 years of professional or managerial work experience with significant decision making authority

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    1022 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1022 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    737 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 737 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State Applies to you

    627 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 627 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Highland Heights

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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