Master of Arts in Executive Leadership

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Master of Arts in Executive Leadership

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Take the Lead with a Master’s in Executive Leadership Degree Online

You believe in leadership excellence. So do we. That’s why at Liberty University, we’ll help you become an essential contributor to your field and the kind of leader who inspires others. As a student in our Master of Arts in Executive Leadership degree program, you can take your organizational leadership skills to the next level and expand your influence — no matter where you work. Our 100% online Master of Arts in Executive Leadership degree is designed to equip you with the social and technical skills to lead others in any setting. This degree program will give you the necessary problem-solving and critical-thinking skills to excel as you face a variety of business challenges.

If you want to move into leadership, but do not have the business-related undergraduate prerequisites for a traditional MBA, this is an excellent choice. An M.A. in Executive Leadership is designed for students from various backgrounds who are looking to advance their careers by expanding their skill sets and learning to conquer real-world challenges in business, nonprofit, and government settings.  

Your M.A. in Executive Leadership from Liberty University will help you refine your organizational leadership and management skills, equip you to reach new professional heights, and shape a better world by championing what matters to you. And that’s what matters to us.

What Will You Learn in the Master’s Degree in Leadership Online?

  • Leadership skills customized to your desired industry
  • Psychological insights into business and teamwork scenarios
  • The biblical foundation for ethical leadership methods
  • Key organizational leadership roles applicable to all industries
  • How to lead and communicate organizational change

Careers for Online Master’s in Executive Leadership Graduates

  • Business development executive
  • Business owner
  • Company executive
  • Organizational manager

Highlights of the Master’s in Executive Leadership Online Degree

    As a leader in distance education since 1985, we understand what it takes to create a flexible and affordable education for busy people. Since we have been investing in distance and online learning for decades, our experience has taught us how to streamline our degree options so you can focus on what really matters to you. While many schools offer online degrees, we believe Liberty stands out.

    Here’s what sets us apart:

    • We are recognized by multiple institutions for our academic quality, affordability, and accessibility. Our commitment to excellence also helped us rank among Niche.com’s top 5 online schools in America. Earning your online degree from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition can help set you apart from others in your field.
    • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs has not increased in 7 years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university. 
    • You can complete our online M.A. in Executive Leadership degree in as little as 1 year!

      Online Master’s in Leadership Military Benefits

      Service is important to us, so whether you’re currently serving in the Armed Forces, have served, or are married to someone who serves, we’re here to serve you. Liberty’s military benefits are available to:

      • Active duty service members of the U.S. Armed Forces
      • Reserve/National Guard
      • Veterans/retirees
      • Spouses of service members and veterans/retirees
      • Current Department of Defense employees

      We are proud to support you in your pursuit of a flexible and affordable online education by offering you the following benefits: 

      • Tuition discounts — $275 per credit hour for graduate courses
      • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course)
      • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)

       

      30

      Credit Hours

      1

      Year (Avg.)

      Class Type

      100% online, 8-week courses

      Interested in studying on campus?

      Transfer Credits

      Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

      Next Start Date

      Aug 22, 2022

      Accreditation

      Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

      Experience That Matters to You

      As an accredited Christian college with a 7,000-acre campus in Lynchburg, Virginia, Liberty University offers you an education that is both academically challenging and rooted in a biblical worldview.

      At Liberty, you’ll benefit from 35+ years of learning, growing, adapting, and innovating for the distance learner — and more than a decade of researching the needs of the online student. You can be confident that we’ve taken the time to learn what’s important to you.

      And what’s that?

      • Affordability
      • Accessibility
      • Academic Quality

      These important factors challenged us to find new financial solutions, get ahead of industry trends, and blaze trails into cutting-edge career fields — and it’s paid off. That’s the difference experience makes.

       

      We are widely recognized as a top university for affordability, accessibility, and academic quality.

      Why Choose Liberty University?

      Enjoy Flexible Courses

      Choose from a wide variety of programs at the associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level, most of which are 100% online*. With an 8-week format and 8 start dates per year, it’s easy to fit your courses around your schedule!

      * excludes licensure, certification, and some doctoral programs

      Maximize Your Time

      Start and finish your degree faster! Liberty requires no standardized testing for admission, and you can transfer previous course credit — transfer in up to 75% of a bachelor’s degree and up to 50% of a master’s, postgraduate, or doctoral degree — or discover how your life, career, or military experience may count toward your college degree.

      Grow in Your Faith

      All of our courses are taught from a Christian perspective, and our faculty see themselves as mentors. Our mission is to Train Champions for Christ — we’re committed to championing you as you study to go further in your field, become a leader in your industry, or start a new career.

      Access Academic Support

      Throughout your educational journey, you will have access to academic resources that will aid in the completion of your degree. Services include our online library, writing center, tutoring, study aids, IT assistance, 30+ tutorial videos, live webinars, and personalized help from our academic advising team.

      An Online Education with On-Campus Benefits

      Cheer on 20 NCAA Division I
      games that air nationwide

      Graduate with your peers

      Be inspired by world-renowned
      speakers at Convocation

      Why We’re Nonprofit

      As a nonprofit (not-for-profit) university, Liberty is in the business of training skilled professionals to make a difference in the world – not gaining profit, revenue, or producing dividends for shareholders. In keeping with our commitment to your education, we invest our resources back into degree programs and into your student experience.

      While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university and has not increased tuition for 7 straight years. Lower tuition means less student loan debt for students.

      For Liberty University, nonprofit is more than a status; it is a valuable opportunity to invest in the lives of students who will go out and impact the world.

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      Financing Options

      Financial Aid

      Nearly 80% of all Liberty students in an online program are awarded financial aid. Virginia residents may qualify for additional aid — learn more!

      Corporate Tuition Assistance

      Deferred – If your company reimburses you for the cost of your education, you pay only a portion of your balance up front. You submit your grades to your employer who pays you, and then you pay the remaining balance for your classes.

      Tuition Discounts

      Qualified military service members, veterans, and their spouses can receive up to 55% off their tuition rate for eligible programs!

      Contact one of our Admissions Counselors for more information by calling (800) 424-9595.

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