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Program Overview

The Master of Science in Leadership offers a unique integration of leadership-specific courses in a 36 credit-hour program. The program consists of the following 3 hour course requirements, all of which can be taken online, while some are available to be taken in class on The Citadel campus.

Curriculum 

To determine your Catalog Year, look under the Student Tab of Lesesne Gateway for the term you were admitted and started your Master of Science in Leadership Program. Please contact your advisor or leadershipstudies@citadel.edu if you have further questions. 

*Catalog Pertains to Fall 2020 Admits & Later 

Pick this path if you were admitted into the MSL program during the Fall 2020 Term or later.
(Ex. Start Term: Fall 2020, Spring 2021)

Required Leadership Courses (24 hours)

Research Methods Choose 1 (3 hours)

Electives Choose 3 (9 hours) 

Upon completion of the Master of Science degree requirements, students may apply to graduate here.

*Catalog Pertains to All Admits Prior to Fall 2020  

Pick this path if you were admitted into the MSL program before Fall 2020. 
(Ex. Start Term: Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Summer 2020)

Required Courses (30 hours)

Research Methods Choose 1 (3 hours)

Capstone Course (3 hours)

Upon completion of the Master of Science degree requirements, students may apply to graduate here.

Tentative Schedule of Graduate Leadership Course Offerings 2020-2021

*New to the 20-21 Catalog

Course

Course Title

Fall

Spring

Summer I

Summer II

LEADERSHIP COURSES

PSYC 570

Social & Cognitive Foundations of Interpersonal Behavior

 

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LDRS 722

Leadership in Organizations (Pre-requisite for LDRS 711 and LDRS 714)

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LDRS 723

Communication for Leadership

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LDRS 710

Ethics, Values and Principled Leadership

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LDRS 711

Leading Change: Organization Development and Transformation

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LDRS 712

Leading Teams: Coaching, Culture, Diversity, and Globalization

 

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LDRS 714

Strategic Leadership, Vision, Mission and Contemporary Issues

 

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LDRS 715

Leadership Capstone Project (Graduating MSL students only)

 

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RESEARCH COURSES

EDUC 512

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PSCI 501

Data Collection & Analysis

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Research Methods in Social Science

 

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ELECTIVES*

LDRS 733-1*

Special Topics Course - Crisis Communications

     

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LDRS 733-2*

Special Topics Course - Nonprofit Leadership

   

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LDRS/BADM 766

Human Resource Development

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PSCI 500

Seminar in Social Science

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PSYC 500

Human Resource Growth & Development

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A PDF download of the current graduate leadership course offerings table is available here


Please refer to the current academic catalog for more information on page 73.


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