Leadership Programs at UD

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Lead with integrity and innovate with vision through leadership education at the Univeristy of Dallas. Learn the foundations of leadership and develop the practical skills needed to lead others to the highest levels of success and accomplishment. 

Leadership

Leadership programs at UD: 

The Master of Leadership and the MBA with Strategic Leadership concentration are designed to help those succeed in leading themselves and others while thriving in both work and life. Learn from the university’s nationally-renowned business leadership experts, confront knowledge gaps across the field of business, and become enlightened by the psychology and tradition of successful leadership.

Master of Leadership 

Wish to deepen your understanding of business leadership? And succeed as a true innovator, decision maker and strategic thinker? The 30 credit hour Master of Leadership is designed for current executives and aspiring leaders who work across various organizations, including the private industry, public enterprise and nonprofit business sectors.

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Ellen Rossin, MA '20“ UD's Master of Leadership program has provided me with deeper ways of thinking in order to be a wiser and more confident leader in business, my community and my personal life. ”- Ellen Rossini, Master of Leadership '20

MBA with Strategic Leadership Concentration

Want to dive deeper into finance, marketing and other business skills as a leader? The 42 credit hour MBA in Strategic Leadership is designed specifically for those who desire to lead with integrity while refining the necessary skills to become a truly effective global business leader empowered to achieve one’s goals. 

 
Both leadership programs allow you to gain crucial skills and confidence in order to accelerate your entrance into a C-suite or executive-level board position, ignite change or start your own business venture, all while developing into a more whole individual. 
 
 
 
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