12 months
691 USD/credit 24876 USD/year
691 USD/credit 24876 USD/year
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The Leadership program at Roger Williams University is designed to prepare students to address the challenges that organizations are likely to face in the globalized, technological world of the 21st Century.  


When you study Leadership at Roger Williams University, you aren’t just investing in your communication, negotiation and accountability skills. 

The dynamic leadership techniques and methods you learn through this program can help any organization succeed.

Key Facts

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 Master of Science in Leadership program 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 include: 

  • 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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Preferred Application Deadline:

  • August 1 for Fall
  • December 15 for Spring


36 alternative credits


Blended, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate coursework
  • A personal statement (two double-spaced pages maximum) describing your interest in leadership, career goals and anticipated contributions to the Master of Science in Leadership program 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

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    24876 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 691 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    24876 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 691 USD per credit during 12 months.

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.


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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