Strategic Leadership (D.S.L.)

Strategic Leadership (D.S.L.)

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2024 through summer 2025. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

Core Courses
BMAL 700DSL Program Orientation3
BMAL 702Leadership Theory3
BMAL 703Managing the Contemporary Organization3
BMAL 704Leading Organizational Change3
BMAL 710Understanding the Organization3
BMAL 714Risk Management Process and Practice3
BMAL 716Research Theory and Planning3
BMAL 720Leveraging Data for Decision Making3
BMAL 727Leading Effective Teams3
BMAL 755Coaching Theory & Practice3
BMAL 770Ethical Leadership3
BMAL 780Strategic Leadership in the 21st Century3
BMAL 785DRP Research Concept3
BMAL 887Doctoral Research Project I4
BMAL 888Doctoral Research Project II4
BMAL 889Doctoral Research Project III4
BMAL 890Doctoral Research Project IV0
Total Hours51

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 51 hours
  • A maximum of 50% of a post-graduate and doctoral degree may be transferred if approved and allowable, including credit from an earned degree from Liberty University on the same academic level
  • 3.0 GPA
  • No grades lower than a B- may be applied to the degree
  • Degree must be completed within 7 years
  • Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student’s anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Online Format

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterHours
BMAL 700 DSL Program Orientation 3
BMAL 702 Leadership Theory 3
BMAL 703 Managing the Contemporary Organization 3
Second Semester
BMAL 704 Leading Organizational Change 3
BMAL 710 Understanding the Organization 3
BMAL 714 Risk Management Process and Practice 3
Third Semester
BMAL 716 Research Theory and Planning 3
BMAL 720 Leveraging Data for Decision Making 3
BMAL 727 Leading Effective Teams 3
Fourth Semester
BMAL 755 Coaching Theory & Practice 3
BMAL 770 Ethical Leadership 3
BMAL 780 Strategic Leadership in the 21st Century 3
Fifth Semester
BMAL 785 DRP Research Concept 3
Sixth Semester
BMAL 887 Doctoral Research Project I 4
Seventh Semester
BMAL 888 Doctoral Research Project II 4
Eighth Semester
BMAL 889 Doctoral Research Project III 4
Ninth Semester
BMAL 890 Doctoral Research Project IV 0
 Total Hours51
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