THE DONALD G. SODERQUIST COLLEGE OF BUSINESS

 

LEADERSHIP AND ETHICS PROGRAM

The Master of Science degree (M.S.) in Leadership and Ethics Program was developed in response to the great need for ethical leadership in our world today. This degree provides a broad set of organizational, leadership, and strategic skills that complement technical training and other specialized experience or skill. M.S. in Leadership and Ethic's students come from a wide range of backgrounds including business, education, government, religious, and nonprofit. Students gain from a variety of innovative educational experiences, and when they graduate, they will have refined their leadership philosophy and developed a greater capacity to deal with ethical and leadership challenges in diverse organizational settings. Students will have the skills and knowledge to transform their vision into a stronger and truer ethical commitment.

 

Requirements for the Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Leadership and Ethics

1. Leadership and Ethics Core Requirements - 24 hours

BUS 8013 Research Methods
BUS 8993 Designing and Executing Strategies
LDR 7113 Foundations of Leadership
LDR 7223 Mission, Vision, and Values
LDR 7343 Corporate Governance and Ethics
LDR 8003 Ethical Decisions in Organizations
LDR 8033 Christian Foundations for Organizational Leaders

One of the following:

BUS 7503 Contemporary Topic Seminar
LDR 7503 Executive Leadership Seminar

2. Electives - 12 hours from the following:

BUS 8263 International Business Practicum
BUS 8266 Comprehensive International Business & Culture Practicum
LDR 7993 Building Teams
LDR 8113 Leading Change
LDR 8243 Emotional Health in Organizations
LDR 8333 Global Leadership and Ethics
LDR 8903 Selected Topics

Minimum semester hours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

 

HIGHER EDUCATION LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

The Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Higher Education Leadership was developed for students who have specific interest in higher education administration. This degree is ideal for those seeking to become upwardly mobile in the field of education or who are looking at the prospect of career change.

 

Requirements for the Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Higher Education Leadership

1. Leadership and Ethics Core Requirements - 24 hours

BUS 8013 Research Methods
HED 7113 History and Philosophy of American Higher Education
HED 7663 The College Student: Issues, Policies, and Programs
HED 7993 Administrative Leadership in Higher Education
HED 8223 Educational Program Development and Implementation
LDR 7113 Foundations of Leadership
LDR 8033 Christian Foundations for Organizational Leaders

One of the following:

BUS 7503 Contemporary Topic Seminar
HED 8263 Higher Education Practicum
HED 8903 Selected Topics
LDR 7503 Executive Leadership Seminar

2. Electives - 12 hours from the following:

BUS 8993 Designing and Executing Strategies
LDR 7223 Mission, Vision, and Values
LDR 7343 Corporate Governance and Ethics
LDR 7993 Building Teams
LDR 8003 Ethical Decisions in Organizations
LDR 8113 Leading Change
LDR 8243 Emotional Health in Organizations
LDR 8333 Global Leadership and Ethics

Minimum semester hours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36