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MS in Leadership

The Master of Science in Leadership program at Grand Canyon University offers students the opportunity to study the values and skills required to be an effective leader. Learn more about Grand Canyon University's Master of Science in Leadership program here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Science in Leadership

School Offering Program:

Grand Canyon University

Program Prerequisites:

The Master of Science in Leadership program is designed for individuals interested in learning about leadership models and techniques. Though specific program requirements may vary, applicants to Grand Canyon University's graduate programs should have already earned a bachelor's degree.

Program Description:

The Master of Science in Leadership program allows students to study organizational systems, team dynamics, and how leaders can influence these factors in order to have a positive impact on their organization. Students may also examine business leadership models and theories, techniques of empowering leadership, and the various factors that influence the effectiveness of an organization and its ability to change. Course curriculum investigates the strategic management and leveraging of human capital, servant leadership methods, leadership innovation, how to communicate in a multi-cultural environment, how to communicate change, and how to communicate during crises and emergencies.

Learning Format:


Program Length

36 credits

Financial Aid Available:

Federal financial aid, including loan, grants, and scholarships, is available to qualifying students. Students can find out about scholarships and other financial aid opportunities from a Grand Canyon University Enrollment Counselor.

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

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Required Courses for a Master of Science in Leadership:

Program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Grand Canyon University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.


  • LDR 600: Leadership Styles and Development (4 credits)
  • LDR 610: Power, Politics, and Influence (4 credits)
  • LDR 615: Organizational Development and Change (4 credits)
  • LDR 620: Leading as a General Manager (4 credits)
  • LDR 625: Organizational Culture and Team Leadership (4 credits)
  • LDR 630: Servant Leadership (4 credits)
  • LDR 635: Acquiring, Developing, and Leveraging Human Capital (4 credits)
  • LDR 640: Leadership and Innovation (4 credits)
  • LDR 645: Cross-Cultural Communication (4 credits)

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Career Paths:

The Master of Science in Leadership program at Grand Canyon University helps working professionals expand and refine their leadership and communication skills. Graduates may seek leadership positions in many areas of business.

Some possible positions graduates could pursue include:

  • Human resources manager
  • Operations manager
  • Project manager
  • Executive director
  • Entrepreneur

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