The Master of Science in Leadership and Change (MSLC) program at St. Edward’s University prepares students to confidently and skillfully enact positive, organizational change — a crucial competency in today’s fast-paced business world. Students will understand leadership from the individual, group, organizational and global perspectives, allowing them to facilitate change across diverse teams in the workplace.
This degree is offered in an accelerated, low-residency format designed to accommodate working professionals. The program is designed to be completed in five semesters, taking two courses each semester.
Throughout the program, students will learn to:
For detailed descriptions and course times, please see the Graduate Bulletin (course catalog).
I. CORE COURSES (24 CREDIT HOURS):
II. ELECTIVE COURSES (6 CREDIT HOURS):
The master’s degree in Leadership and Change develops graduates that serve as leaders in careers that are personally and professionally rewarding.
Master of Science in Leadership and Change graduates have pursued careers as:
This degree program builds upon the knowledge and expertise of all students – whether they are recent graduates or business managers with years of experience. Through coursework, students will acquire professional insight that will serve them in entrepreneurial, non-profit and corporate settings – or pave the way for earning a PhD.
MSLC Program Director Tom Sechrest, PhD, brings a depth of experience, connections both locally and globally, and ties to many professional organizations, including the International Leadership Association, the Academy for Human Resource Development, the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics, and Phi Kappa Phi honor society.
"I teach to be a role model of lifelong learning, the joy of knowledge and the multiple perspectives necessary in our interconnected world." - Tom Sechrest, PhD