Discover your own leadership style through Walden's MS in Leadership program.

Our comprehensive online MS in Leadership program prepares you to:

  • Succeed in a global economy by building your understanding of sustainable business strategies, international trade, and foreign direct investment.
  • Broaden your ability to think critically and gain the tools you need to create positive change at every level of an organization.

Fast Facts

Next Start Date: May 8, 2017

Duration: 24 months

Transfer Credits: Up to 15 credits

Choose from the General Program, or the specializations below:

  • Human Resource Leadership

    This specialization will provide insight into how to become a strategic advisor and for high-functioning teams and senior management.

  • Self-Designed

    Choose from a variety of specialization courses to create your own specialization that matches your professional goals.

  • Leader Development

    To be a leader in today's marketplace, you must be well-versed in decision-making, strategic planning, and communication. The Leadership Development specialization will explore all of that and more.

Program Curriculum

Walden's MS in Leadership program will explore the principles of innovative leadership as well as complex decision-making, organizational growth, and facing ethical challenges.

After you complete your first four courses of this program, you can receive a graduate level certificate.

Additionally, should you choose to pursue your DBA upon the completion of your master's degree, you may be able to receive credit for up to four courses within our DBA program.


More about our MS in Leadership program

  • Career Options

    An MS in Leadership degree will allow you to further your experience as a professional in areas such as:*

    • Human Resources
    • Sales Management
    • Client Relations
    • Corporate leadership/training

    *Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.

  • Entry Requirements

    A bachelor's degree or higher is required for entrance into the MS in Leadership program. You will also be required to submit a completed online application, employment history, and official transcripts.

    Your enrollment advisor will help you gather all of the required materials starting with your application all the way through your first day of classes.

  • Tuition and Financial Aid

    Because tuition costs will vary depending on your previous education, you can get in touch with an enrollment advisor today by calling 855.203.3398, to learn more about tuition costs for the MS in Leadership program and financial aid options.

    Walden's enrollment advisors are committed to helping identify and leverage opportunities for you to save money on your education. 

  • How to Apply

    To speak with an enrollment advisor about applying for our program today, fill out the form on this page to be contacted, or call 855.203.3398.

Why earn your MS in Leadership at Walden?

  • Relevant Curriculum

    Coursework is based on the latest research and current best practices.

  • Exceptional Student Services

    Benefit from our 24/7 tech support, Writing Center, Career Services Center, and more.

  • Graduate Certificate Included

    Earn a graduate certificate after completing certain specified courses within the master’s degree program.



“The mentorship at Walden has been the greatest value. It's consistent, empowering, and encouraging. It's provided a wealth of resources."

André Lynch | MBA and BS in Business Administration graduate