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Overview

Capella University's online master's degree in leadership prepares you to be a leader who can navigate the complexities of changing business environments. You will learn how leadership practices are evolving to help organizations innovate and adapt to change, and how you can be most effective as a leader.

This online program provides you with the skills you need to enable organizational innovation and change. You will develop the ability to achieve enterprise-wide engagement, lead in virtual environments, and communicate effectively. You will also explore research-based theories and leadership techniques designed and tested in successful workplaces while developing your own leadership skills.

At strategic points in your program, you will work with a professional, certified leadership coach who will help you assess and develop your leadership skills, facilitate the transfer of your academic knowledge into the workplace settings, and prepare you for continued growth and development as a leader.

Earn a Marketable Credential along the Way

MS in Leadership students have the opportunity to complete a leadership certificate while progressing towards the master's degree program.




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.

The annual Capella Business Leader Award, sponsored by WSJ, helps inspire our students to reach their potential. Each year, three eligible business students are recognized as business leaders and given the opportunity to visit Wall Street, the epicenter of U.S. business. The 2016 award recipients will travel to New York City to visit WSJ headquarters, meet with Dow Jones Talent Development leaders, and much more.

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

Degree Outcomes

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Career Outcomes

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