Grand Canyon University

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590 USD/credit
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The Master of Science in Leadership program at Grand Canyon University provides an in-depth study of senior-level business skills combined with the ethical principles of servant leadership. This master’s degree in leadership empowers candidates to gain self-confidence in their leadership styles. 


The Master of Science in Leadership program at Grand Canyon University examines the core principles of communication, team-leading and ethical practices in business.

Explore the fundamentals of how to inspire and lead others through established, modern theories and research. You’ll benefit from the input of the diverse viewpoints of your professional peers, under the skillful guidance of instructors who are experts in their fields.


The Master of Science in Leadership degree prepares graduates to pursue a wide range of senior-level positions within private companies, non-profit organizations and government agencies. The skills and foundational knowledge you will acquire are readily transferrable to a broad spectrum of career fields. Some examples of careers that may be related to this leadership degree include the following:
  • Corporate trainer
  • Chief executive officer
  • General or regional manager
  • Supervisor
  • Human resources manager

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Graduate Studies in the College of Business
  • Leadership and Organizations 
  • Leadership Styles and Development 
  • Servant Leadership 
  • Leadership and Innovation
  • Coaching, Mentoring, and Leadership Development

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38 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.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate applicants may be accepted at GCU with an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or program that has been approved by Grand Canyon University (GCU), with a 2.8 GPA or higher. 
  • If you do not meet the GPA requirement, you may be eligible for admission with a graduate degree from an accredited, GCU-approved college or program and passing test scores: GMAT, GRE.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    590 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 590 USD per credit and a duration of  .
  • National

    590 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 590 USD per credit and a duration of  .


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.

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!

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Updated over a year ago

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