Nova Southeastern University

M.Sc. Online
12 months
925 USD/credit
925 USD/credit
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At Nova Southeastern University , you will dive deep into your innate leadership abilities and learn how to apply them in order to achieve organizational team success. Our Master of Science in Leadership program will give you the edge you need to shape and motivate others to reach corporate, public sector, non-profit or higher education goals.


Key facts:

  • Our graduates have built rewarding careers as HR managers and directors, sales managers, healthcare administrators, management consultants. Like them, you will know how to guide others through engaging communication, insightful training and responsive support. Step up and help both individuals and your organization, as a whole, accomplish more.
  • Coursework for the Master of Science in Leadership is offered fully online. Beginning Fall 2020, the M.S. in Leadership will also be available in a hybrid format, combining online convenience with select Saturday face-to-face classroom learning at Nova Southeastern University's Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus. The hybrid is an accelerated, co-hort based program designed to be completed in 10 months.
  • Who Should Apply: Advisors, HR coordinators, trainers, supervisors, administrators, directors, and other professionals seeking organizational advancement at for-profit corporations, public sector organizations or non-profits.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Leadership Theory and Practice
  • Leading Change
  • Ethical Leadership
  • Research for Leaders in Education and Human Services
  • Organizational Systems
  • Leading Learning Communities
  • Strategic Leadership in Education and Human Services Organizations

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




31 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

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

  • Completed application with a $50.00 non-refundable fee. A $50.00 application fee is required for each application submitted to Nova Southeastern University.
  • Official transcripts from a regionally accredited institution indicating conferral of a bachelor’s degree.
  • Official transcripts from all other previously attended postsecondary institutions.
  • Evidence of a minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of a 2.5, or GRE scores of 300 (combined Verbal and Quantitative scales only) for tests taken on or after August 1, 2011, or raw score of 50 on the Miller’s Analogies Test (MAT). The tests must have been taken within the past 5 years from the date of application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    925 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 925 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    925 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 925 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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