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Recipients of the Master of Science in Executive Leadership degree possess a distinct advantage in the market place. The program offers a combination of development in intra- and interpersonal skills, as well as the business technical skills needed to lead organizations. The degree curriculum enhances a candidate's strategic and collaborative ability, allowing him or her to unlock and sustain the power and potential of the entire organization. Click here to see the course schedule for the cohort beginning August, 2013.
The MSEL experience includes several distinguishing characteristics:
Executive Participants: The MSEL program targets established and emerging leaders who possess 15 or more years of professional experience.
Senior Faculty Instruction: Each course is led by a distinguished team comprised of senior USD School of Business Administration faculty, experienced Chief Executive Officers, and internationally recognized business educators. Students benefit from the integration of applied research and real-world business practice.
Executive Format: Structured to accommodate the busy schedule of executive participants, the program is delivered in one weekend per month, with meals provided while on campus. All books and materials are purchased for and delivered to students prior to each course, allowing executives to maximize their learning time.
Holistic Leadership: The MSEL program enhances one-on-one, organizational and enterprise leadership. The program curriculum is sequenced to maximize a candidate's skill development.
Cohort Learning: Executive students, drawn from diverse industries and functional disciplines, progress through a series of 19 integrated courses together. Sharing established solutions and best-practices to common leadership challenges accelerates learning, expands participants' professional networks, and provides peer support and coaching. Alumni consistently regard the cohort experience as key to the value and impact of the program.
Real-World Application: Through assignments, students are expected to learn by doing. Each course provides the maximum opportunity to integrate the tools and best-practices in the student's work process. The program is not time away from work, but rather time to reflect on and improve your work.
High ROI: MSEL graduates are testaments to the impact the program has had on accelerating their career growth and income levels, as well as on their job satisfaction. In addition, MSEL students frequently comment on their ability to use new skills acquired in the previous weekend to resolve job challenges today.
For additional program information, contact:
MSEL Program Office
Phone: (619) 260-4828
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