Master of Science Leadership Degree for Veterans
LEADERSHIP DEGREE PROGRAM OUTCOMES
After successfully completing Master of Science in Leadership degree, you will be able to:
- Evaluate leadership at various levels, including people, structures, culture and tasks
- Explore key leadership areas such as management, ethics, strategic thinking and organizational culture
- Analyze the importance of promoting diversity, inclusion and trust, while ensuring leadership accountability in a global setting
- Implement leadership skills through action-learning and research projects
- Examine and apply leadership theory through practice experience
CORE PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCIES
Grantham University prepares graduates to succeed in a variety of professional and civic settings by incorporating the following six critical life skills into the leadership graduate degree program curriculum:
- Communication — Formulating and expressing thoughts and ideas effectively using oral, written and non-verbal communication skills in person, in writing and in a digital world.
- Distributed Collaboration — Working effectively across distributed locations and asynchronously to achieve a common goal through relationship-building, shared responsibility, empathy and respect.
- Professional and Social Responsibilities — Engaging in social responsibility through seeking justice, valuing diversity, respecting the environment; demonstrating professionalism through integrity, mutual accountability and ethical behavior. This includes considering the social and global impact of individual and organizational decisions and an awareness of and adherence to regulations, professional standards and industry best practices.
- Critical thinking/problem solving — Using analytical reasoning when gathering and evaluating relevant information to effectively formulate possible solutions for an issue, problem or a variety of issues. This includes the ability to recognize potential consequences of a decision.
- Career Management — Identifying knowledge, skills, abilities and personal strengths and experiences necessary to pursue career goals. Recognizing areas for professional growth, how to navigate and explore job options and to self-advocate for opportunities in the workplace.
- Data Aptitude — Developing information literacy and the capacity to manage data with subsequent finding, structuring, evaluating and interpreting in order to provide meaningful analysis to accomplish a specific purpose.