2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    May 27, 2024  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Leadership and Management Studies, MA

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Today’s leaders must possess the abilities to strategically think, manage both people and change, communicate effectively, and deliver organizational outcomes through goal setting and planning. The good news is leadership abilities can be learned and enhanced.

The Master of Arts in Leadership and Management Studies equips candidates with essential leadership perspectives and skills to excel in their personal and professional leadership pursuits for the good of others. The Leadership and Management Studies program also provides the opportunity for students to apply these skills through internships or advanced practices, which is key to the success of a valued leader.

Admission Requirements

Master of Arts in Leadership and Management Studies Admission Requirements

Admission standards for graduate studies at California Baptist University can be found in the Admissions section of the University Catalog. Specific admission requirements for the Leadership and Management Studies graduate program is listed below.

  1. Grade Point Average
    • A minimum 3.0 GPA for unconditional admission and a minimum 2.5 GPA for conditional admission
    • Applicants who do not meet the minimum GPA may be considered for admission with relevant and successful work experience
  2. Three Recommendations*, completed on forms provided, from professional sources who can address your potential for success. Family members and friends may not complete recommendations
  3. Current Resume*
  4. Comprehensive Essay of at least 500 words that includes the following elements:
    • Purpose for entering the program
    • Reasons for choosing to study at California Baptist University
  5. Acceptance by the director of the graduate program​

Program Requirements (30 units)

The Master of Arts in Leadership and Management Studies will provide emerging leaders the opportunity to develop critical perspectives and skills to assume the formal and informal leadership roles in their profession and community.

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