Master's in Management and Leadership

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Your path to leadership starts here.

Your online Master of Arts in Management and Leadership degree from Maryville University can give you the tools you need to stand out to employers and step into management roles. We designed our online management and leadership program to focus on effective, real-world leadership strategies informed by industry leaders in top-level businesses and organizations. You’ll learn from a faculty with a proven background of success with high-profile companies like Boeing, Emerson, and Monsanto. Plus, you can tailor your degree to your interests and goals through a variety of unique electives and eight in-demand concentrations.

Careers for those with a master’s in management and leadership include:

  • Advertising or marketing manager
  • Business development manager
  • Industrial production manager
  • Management consultant
  • Project manager



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Why choose our master’s in management and leadership?

Our program can help you develop and enhance the management competencies you need to be an effective leader in any organization and across industries, because we incorporate both the business and people sides of management.

Here’s what you can expect with our program:

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Access coursework 100% online.

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Get practical, real-world experience through collaborative team projects.

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Earn a top-quality education from an ACBSP-accredited degree program.

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Choose from eight concentrations, or pursue a general management degree.

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When you choose Maryville for your online management and leadership master’s degree, you choose a program built to prepare you for the challenges and considerations of leading a team or organization in the 21st century. Our future-focused courses can help you enhance your knowledge and understanding of key leadership and management principles like communication, team-building, critical thinking, decision-making, and problem-solving.

We designed our program to be highly flexible, so you can tailor it to fit your professional and personal goals through one of eight concentrations, or a customized general track. It comprises 36-39 credit hours, including your management and leadership core courses, electives, and optional concentration courses.


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Accreditation and rankings

Maryville University is a nationally ranked private college recognized for comprehensive and innovative education focused on student learning, outcomes, and success.

Higher Learning Commission accreditation

Regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission

Forbe's America's Top Colleges 2019 accreditation

Ranked by Forbes among “America’s Top Colleges” for 2019

Kiplinger Best College Values 2019 accreditation

Listed among the “Best College Values 2019” by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance

Money's Best Colleges 2020 accreditation

Ranked among Money’s “Best Colleges” 2020