MA Executive Leadership Program
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% Online, 8-Week Courses
Transfer Credits
Up to 50% can be transferred
Next Start Date
July 2, 2018

Excel in Business with a Master’s in Executive Leadership Online Degree

Liberty University’s Master’s in Executive Leadership online degree program is designed to prepare you to excel as a business professional in public, private, and non-profit management roles. Pursuing our Master’s in Executive Leadership online degree will enhance your opportunities for career advancement and strengthen your critical problem-solving abilities through assignments and scenarios based on real-world business challenges. The Master’s in Executive Leadership online degree provides students with a foundation in business theory and practical skills in leadership and management suitable for students from any academic background.

Why Choose Liberty’s Master’s in Executive Leadership Online Degree?

If you are currently in a business role without a formal business degree or have completed a business-related bachelor’s degree and want advanced graduate studies in leadership without the extensive workload of a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA), the Masters’ in Executive Leadership online degree program is right for you. Unlike our online MBA degree, you will not be required to have a business-related bachelors degree to meet the course requirements for the Master’s in Executive Leadership online degree program.

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Program Highlights
Degree Information
Military Benefits
Admission Requirements

Highlights of the Master’s in Executive Leadership Online Degree

  • By earning your Master’s in Executive Leadership Degree from a non-profit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.

  • The transition from an unrelated bachelors degree to graduate studies in business leadership and management with no prerequisites required will help get you to your desired goal faster.

  • Students with a military background will find the Master’s in Executive Leadership to be an effective extension of their military training so that they can break into the civilian business market or work in government roles.

  • Gain a balanced exposure to practical business topics in higher-order management strategies, leadership theories, and leadership analysis that will help you meet management challenges in any industry.

Potential Career Options for Online Master’s in Executive Leadership Graduates

Graduates of the online Master’s in Executive Leadership will find that the executive leadership skills and graduate level leadership analysis may increase their employment and pay advancement opportunities in their current careers. The broad selection of strategic management, leadership communication, industry-specific content, and ethical practice content in the online Master’s in Executive Leadership may lead to new leadership roles in private business, corporate business, non-profits, or government roles that rely on broad leadership skillsets.

  • Business Development Executive
  • Business Owner
  • Company Executive
  • Organizational Manager

Master’s in Executive Leadership Online Information and Requirements

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Master’s in Executive Leadership Military Benefits

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students from all over the world. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey. As a thank you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $275 for graduate (per credit hour)
    • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as an Emergency Responder (less than $625 per course).
  • Eight-week courses, eight different start dates each year and no set login times.

Admission Requirements for Online Graduate Certificate Programs

A regionally or nationally accredited Bachelor’s degree with a 2.0 or above cumulative combined GPA is required for admission in good standing. Please visit our Admission Requirements Page for more detailed admissions related information.

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission Application
  • Application fee*
  • Official college transcripts; if not available, submit a transcript request form.
  • Proof of English proficiency

*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during financial check-in. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.