Leadership Studies, M.A.

Vermont State’s M.A. in Leadership Studies program provides an original stance on the study of leadership that will help you stand out in the workforce. Learn to expand upon conventional approaches to leadership with tools such as design and system thinking, diversity studies, social ethics, and scholar-practitioner methods of inquiry. This degree will support your growth, guide you toward contemplative practice, and take your career to the next level by integrating interdisciplinary and avant-garde content.

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Why Study Leadership Studies at Vermont State?

  • Shape the future: Gain the strategies, knowledge, and inspiration to shape the movements of the future, whether you are a mid-career, in transition, or a senior professional. Students come from every sector: education, business, public affairs, human and social services, healthcare, the arts, civic affairs, and others.
  • Accelerated program: Complete the program in one year through full-time enrollment (two concurrent courses) or in two years with part-time enrollment (one course per semester). Courses can be completed in any sequence.
  • Engaging instructional strategies: Courses use multimedia content, experiential projects, open education resources, peer study sessions, critical perspectives, creative expression, adult learning theory, and other engaging instructional strategies.

Financial Aid for Leadership Studies Students

Vermont State University is providing a high-quality, affordable degree in leadership studies to students across Vermont and Beyond. Our financial aid team is here to help you explore all your options for funding your graduate education.

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