The Master of Science in Leadership and Change program at St. Edward’s University prepares you to confidently and skillfully lead positive change within an organization — a crucial competency in today’s fast-moving, often turbulent business world. You’ll gain a comprehensive understanding of leadership from the individual, group, organizational and global perspectives, allowing you to facilitate change across diverse teams in the workplace.
Watch the video to see Program Director Tom Sechrest talk about the skills MSLC graduates bring to an organization that enable them to effectively lead change efforts.
This degree is offered in an accelerated, low-residency format designed to accommodate the busy schedule of working professionals. Students have the flexibility of completing their degree in one to two years.
For detailed descriptions and timing of courses, please see the Graduate Bulletin (course catalog).
I. CORE COURSES (24 CREDIT HOURS):
II. ELECTIVE COURSES (6 CREDIT HOURS):
The MS in Leadership and Change prepares you for leadership roles that are both personally and professionally rewarding.
Whether you have years of experience in business or the public sector or have just completed your undergraduate education, the MSLC builds upon your existing knowledge. You will develop skills that serve you well in an entrepreneurial, nonprofit or corporate setting — or pave the way to earning your PhD.
The program director for the Master of Science in Leadership and Change, Tom Sechrest, PhD, brings a depth of experience and extensive connections, both within the Austin business community and globally.
"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; Program Director, Master of Science in Leadership and Change; Associate Professor of Management