In response to the strong need for ethical leadership in our world today, JBU developed the Master of Science in Leadership and Ethics degree.  This degree will develop and equip you to lead with excellence using biblically-based models.  You will gain an understanding of how organizations work, how to provide leadership to a company and how to implement ethical business practices.  You'll also get the latest in academic resources along with real-life experiences.  What you learn will set you apart as a leader with integrity, character, trustworthiness and excellence in professional training.

Course requirements for the Master of Science in Leadership and Ethics are as follows:  (Click on the following links for course descriptions: Leadership Course Descriptions and Business Administration Course Descriptions)


Leadership and Ethics Core Requirements (24 hours)

  Select one:

  • Contemporary Topic Seminar
  • Executive Leadership Seminar

Effective Fall 2010, some of the above courses have prerequisites.  For a complete list of graduate business courses for which there are prerequisites, click here: Graduate Business Prerequisites

Electives (12 hours)

  • Building Teams
  • Emotional Health in Organizations
  • Global Leadership and Ethics
  • International Business Practicum
  • Leading Change
  • Selected Topics

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


Class Locations

Classes are offered at the JBU Rogers and Fort Smith Centers and online.  Beginning Fall 2013, classes will also be offered at JBU's new Little Rock Center.

Class Schedule

Classes meet in the evening from 6:00 to 10:00 one night per week for eight weeks.