Choosing an MBA or a Master's in Leadership
These two degrees both prepare future business leaders. But how are they different?
Investing in your education and your career is a big decision. To help you find the best fit between our MBA and MSLC (Master of Science in Leadership and Change) programs, we’ve compiled a short list of common questions and answers and that can guide you in the right direction.
The MBA focuses on a broad array of business topics, including digital marketing, accounting and finance for managers, big data, and general management. You’ll be prepared for the digital economy, with coursework that emphasizes analysis, speed and integration. We teach the way you’ll work: in a technology-rich environment that incorporates real-life group projects and professors who serve as mentors.
The MSLC focuses on important skills of leadership influence and impact effectives, both in the business and not-for-profit worlds. These concepts include leadership and employee development, creative thinking, conflict resolution, persuasion, organizational goal setting, and self and relationship management.
All MBA programs teach similar themes and ideas, but St. Edward’s adds a range of additional concepts, opportunities and scheduling options:
Both programs feature small class sizes that are designed to zero in on the practical application of the skills. They each take full advantage of the university’s relationships with local, regional, national and global partners. Classes are taught by experienced educators who often have deep professional experience outside the university. Both programs are designed to help students excel professionally, advance their career and make a positive impact in the business community.