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The goal of the Public Administration - Ethical Leadership programme from Marist College is to provide students with the ability to apply ethical leadership competencies within highly diverse organizational contexts and structures.

About

Over the last few decades, ethical leadership in organizations has taken on increasing importance. The world's economy has been shaken by the outcomes of organizations led by unethical people. To address these critical issues in the non-profit, government and public sectors we at Marist College have developed the Public Administration - Ethical Leadership programme.

The Ethical Leadership MPA graduate degree program at Marist works with professionals across various non-profit and public sectors that can provide invaluable insights into how leadership works across society. These crucial insights will integrate personal awareness and professional proficiencies enabling students to become more effective, ethical leaders in organizations. The program works with professionals transforming them into more ethical leaders in a diverse globalized world.

The goal of the Ethical Leadership concentration is for students to gain an understanding of how organizations work, how to provide leadership to an organization and how to implement ethical business practices. A successful Ethical Leadership student will graduate with the ability to rethink leadership and management in a new way, based on humanities driven approaches as well as achieve business goals while sustaining leadership integrity.

Ethical Leadership Master's Degree Concentration Goals

  • Cultivate awareness
  • Conduct ethical analysis
  • Recommend ethical action
  • Manage conflict in diverse environments
  • Affect organizational change

The goal is to prepare graduate students to be effective leaders that can successfully face the ethical dilemmas that will occur in their careers while providing an in-depth understanding of the theory of leadership ethics and the ethical challenges of leadership practice. Ethical Leadership students will learn what sets them apart as leaders with integrity, character, trustworthiness, and excellence in professional training.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Leadership, Power, and Influence
  • Negotiations and Conflict Management
  • Ethical Management of Organizations

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    International - Applications received after the preferred deadline are reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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:

    550

    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:

    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

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 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).

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test 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.

    GRE is not required if you meet one of the following: earned advanced degree or, 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA or, 2.75 - 2.99 cumulative GPA and 10 or more years of professional work experience.

  • Unofficial transcripts from each college/university attended must be uploaded to the application for admission decision.  Official bachelor’s degree noted transcripts will be required upon acceptance in order to matriculate
  • Current resume
  • Personal statement to include responses to the following:
  • Official GRE score report taken within the last 5 years
  • Nonrefundable $70 application fee

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    425 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
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  • National

    425 USD/credit
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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