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Leadership, M.Sc.

About

The program is designed to prepare students to address the challenges that organizations are likely to face in the globalized, technological world of the 21st Century. Students will apply new paradigms, techniques and methods to promote creativity, innovation, improvisation and adaptation. Leadership skills acquired from the curriculum include communication, negotiation, the leadership process, accountability, inclusive excellence leadership, and strategic leadership. 

The Leadership programme taught at Roger Williams University seeks to create the following competencies:

  • A clear understanding of the political, social, economic, and cultural environments in which a leader must operate
  • An awareness of personal leadership strengths and weaknesses and strategies to improve deficits
  • Strategic planning using resource allocation, sound research, data analysis and innovation
  • Insight into international perspectives through the use of case studies of non-U.S. developed and developing countries
  • The ability to make leadership decisions which are ethical, efficient, and informed by research, evaluation, and diagnoses of situations
  • Effective leadership of diverse groups through the accurate use of supportive organizational mechanisms and the ability to identify and address forces that detract from effective diversity leadership
  • The ability to apply leadership skills and behaviors to build the human, social, intellectual, and financial capital for the sustainability of their organizations
  • The skills to lead groups and organizations in the design and implementation of new paradigms, effectively utilizing leadership to enhance the reputation of organizations in domestic and global contexts

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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Preferred Application Deadline:

    • August 1 for Fall
    • December 15 for Spring
    • April 15 for Summer
  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    85

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    565

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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.

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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

    593 USD/credit
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  • National Applies to you

    593 USD/credit
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Fall 2018, Winter, Spring & Summer 2019 Rates

  • Tuition (per credit) $593
Summer 2018 Rates
  • Tuition (per credit) $573

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.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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