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Capella University's online master's degree in leadership prepares you to compete for coveted leadership positions at top-performing corporations and organizations. As the current generation of C-level executives, managers and administrators fade into retirement, our online Master’s in Leadership prepares you to assume the mantle by deploying big ideas, bold leadership and exemplary collaborative skills across complex work environments.

To learn more about this program, request more information and we will match you with an enrollment counselor who specializes in your area of study.

Capella and The Wall Street Journal: A collaboration that works for you

Capella University has teamed with The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) to offer business students full digital access* to the most timely, relevant business news, enhancing your academic experience and giving you a competitive edge in your career.

As one of the many ways we support the business learning experience, the annual Capella Business Leader Award, sponsored by The Wall Street Journal, offers three eligible business students the chance to visit the epicenter of U.S. business. The 2015 award recipients will travel to New York City to visit WSJ headquarters, meet with Dow Jones Talent Development leaders, ring the bell on the NASDAQ, and much more!

*To be eligible for full digital access to, students must have successfully completed their first course and be currently enrolled.

Degree Outcomes

Your online Master's in Leadership from Capella prepares you to analyze, anticipate, and negotiate organizational challenges while fostering your capacity for continued growth and development as a leader. You'll also acquire emerging practices that inspire people and entire organizations to work creatively, innovate and adapt to the ever-changing currents of business. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.

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Career Outcomes

Common jobs with an online Master's in Leadership include adjunct or part-time faculty, consultant, executive-level management, leadership development manager, manager/director/supervisor, principal/specialist (leadership development) or talent development manager. Potential workplaces include: consulting firm, corporation, government, land-based or online college or university, or nonprofit organization.