Master of Arts in Executive Leadership (M.A.)
The Master of Arts in Executive Leadership is a 30-hour graduate program that will provide students with a foundation in business, leadership and management and is for those from any academic background. The goal is to develop management, leadership and business knowledge within the Christian worldview. In pursuit of this purpose, the M.A. in Executive Leadership degree faculty seeks the following student learning outcomes:
Program Learning Outcomes
The student will be able to:
- Analyze leadership principles based upon current leadership theories and concepts.
- Recommend leadership solutions based upon research, knowledge of the literature, and best practices.
- Integrate a Christian Worldview into leadership principles.
Program Specific Admissions Requirements
In addition to the general admission requirements, admission to candidacy in the M.A. in Executive Leadership program requires:
- Earned baccalaureate degree or its equivalent from an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (e.g., SACSCOC, TRACS, ABHE, etc.)
- An undergraduate cumulative GPA of 2.50 or above (on a 4.00 scale)
- TOEFL (if applicable)
Students who do not meet the minimum Good Standing GPA requirement may be admitted on Academic Caution status. Students who have less than an undergraduate 2.00 GPA will not be admitted to the program.
In addition to other regulations governing graduation, as stated in the Liberty University Catalog, M.A. in Executive Leadership students must meet the following requirements:
- Complete 30 total hours.
- A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable, including credit from an earned degree from Liberty University on the same academic level.
- Maintain a 2.50 GPA to remain in the program. While all course grades are averaged into the GPA, credit toward degree completion is not granted for a grade of D (or D+/D-) or F.
- For information regarding the repeat policy, please refer to “Course Repeat Policy” in the Academic Information and Policies section of this Catalog.
- Degree must be completed within five years from the date of admission.
- Liberty University credits earned towards a degree must have been earned within the past seven years of the completion date, or students will be required to retake the course.
- Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date.
Delivery Format: Online Only
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