Webster’s MA in Management and Leadership—accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)—puts theory into practice. Gain professional experience. Learn from expert professors. Complete your degree part-time in just 18 months and take classes online and at one of several campuses across the country.
Upon graduation, you will be prepared to:
Demonstrate proficiency with group dynamics, collaboration, interpersonal relations and leading individuals, teams and organizations.
Analyze and organize proficient solutions for complex business problems and demonstrate logical reasoning and idea generation for making effective business decisions.
Construct solutions to management problems using facts, concepts, principles and analytical techniques, quantitative skills and theories used in the study of management.
Tailor your degree to your goals by choosing from four emphases.
Why an MA in Management and Leadership from Webster?
Grow as a leader and expand your career opportunities
Leverage your natural abilities and gain knowledge to be the kind of leader who motivates and inspires others. This program is ideal for:
Mid-level employees seeking a leadership role within their company
Workers looking to expand their business acumen to pursue a new career
Experiences that build leadership skills
Webster’s MA in Management and Leadership equips you with both the understanding of global business practices and the experience of applying motivational skills to manage, inspire and empower people to be their best. Graduate ready to:
Develop solutions for complex problems.
Analyze industry trends.
Anticipate, plan and bring about organizational change.
Benefit from a dynamic curriculum
You must complete 36 hours to graduate with your MA in Management and Leadership.
Your course list
The 36 credit hours required for the MA in Management and Leadership must include the following courses:
Basic Finance for Managers
Management (Requisite Course)
Managing Human Resources
Management and Strategy
Organization Development and Change
Integrated Studies in Management
In addition, the student chooses elective courses offered in this major and/or from the program curricula of other George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology majors.
If the requisite course is waived, the student must choose an elective course from this major or from the program curriculum of another George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology major. Students pursuing dual majors who have the requisite course(s) waived will complete only the remaining required courses for the dual majors.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, overall employment of management occupations is projected to grow at least 9% from 2020 to 2030. It’s estimated that 92% of students who completed a master’s degree in Management and Leadership were fully employed after graduation. Graduate with your MA in Management and Leadership prepared for positions like:
Webster is committed to your success, and you'll never be alone as you pursue your MA in Management and Leadership.
Enrollment coaches help you navigate the application, financial aid and enrollment process so you can start your classes with confidence.
Faculty members provide personalized support, thanks to Webster's intentionally small classes.
Tutors and other academic support staff can help you tackle particularly tough assignments and classes.
An education nationally recognized for quality
Earn your ACBSP-accredited MA in Management and Leadership from Webster, a private, non-profit university accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and ranked #16 in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges” list in the Midwest Regional University category.
Professors. Mentors. Career connectors.
Learn from and collaborate with faculty who have professional experience. Our professors serve as mentors eager to support your career goals and connect you to opportunities.