Online Master's Degrees in Leadership


Leading Your Profession

We are committed to creating strategic and creative thinkers. Through the Master of Organizational Leadership, Master of Higher Education Leadership, and Master of Sport Leadership degrees, we will move beyond the basics and teach you how to practice and apply principles of creative problem solving, conflict resolution, inclusion, leadership and ethics to become an effective leader throughout your career.


20% Tuition Discount for Nonprofit Employees

If you are an employee from a 501(c) nonprofit organization, you can take advantage of a 20% tuition discount in the online leadership degrees. Contact us to learn more.

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Creating Systemic Change

Our leadership degrees will ensure that you understand the system in which you work and teach you the tools to help create systemic change in this fast-growing industry. The three degrees share a unique set of core courses that equip you with the leadership fundamentals and a set of courses tailored towards your area of interest, whether that is business, government, non-profit, higher education, or sports.

The programs also feature:

  • Fully online degrees with courses offered in 8-week modules
  • Leadership conference and Higher Education Speaker Series designed for your professional development


Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership

The Organizational Leadership curriculum includes instruction in organizational planning, dynamics of leadership, finance, team building, conflict resolution and mediation. Be equipped with the communication and management skills that you can apply to business, government, non-profit, or education settings.

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Master of Arts in Higher Education Leadership

Higher Education focuses on the principles and practice of administration in four-year colleges, universities and higher education systems. Learn the tools you need to function as administrators and impact the lives of students.

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Master of Arts in Sport Leadership

Sport Leadership prepares you to apply business, coaching and physical education principles to effective manage athletic programs and teams, fitness/rehabilitation facilities and health clubs, sport recreation services, and other related services.

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Financing Your Education

North Central College administers federal, state, and private sources of financial aid. Check out some resources available to you to help you fund your education through graduate assistantships, scholarships, and loans. 

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