• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
The M.S. Leadership program from Roger Williams University is designed to produce graduates who are uniquely positioned to face the challenges of the modern workplace as companies and organizations look to be more efficient and more competitive while creating fulfilling work experiences for their employees. 


Students in the Leadership program from  from Roger Williams University develop a clear understanding of the political, social, economic, and cultural environments in which leaders operate. 

The program is designed for students to build both interpersonal leadership skills and business acumen, allowing graduates to successfully understand key business operations like budgeting and data analysis while refining skills for communicating orally and in writing, resolving conflict, conducting research, and more. 

The Master of Science in Leadership:

  • Is available full time or part time, hybrid or online
  • Offers coursework during the evening to accommodate working professionals
  • Offers optional graduate certificates in Health Care Administration, Leadership, and Public Management.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Communication Skills for Leadership Roles
  • Data Management and Analysis for Organizational Leaders
  • Inclusive Excellence and the Leadership Role 
  • Budgeting and Finance in Complex Organizations
  • Human Resources Management for Organizational Leaders
  • Strategic Leadership in a Globalized World
  • Developing Creative High Performance Organizations
  • Negotiation Strategies

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • 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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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

  • To be considered for admission to the Master of Science in Leadership degree program, applicants must hold an earned Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university. 
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate coursework.
  • A career statement (two double-spaced pages maximum) describing your interest in leadership, career goals, and anticipated contributions to the Master of Science in Leadership at Roger Williams University.
  • Two letters of recommendation attesting to your potential to succeed in graduate school.
  • A current resume.
  • If your first language is not English, an official report of TOEFL or IELTS results.
  • Completed application form accompanied by the $50 application fee.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    626 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 626 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    626 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 626 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Bristol

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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.

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