What is the course all about?
M.A. in Management and Leadership is an 18-month’s course, which works in the field of management. The main focus of course in on managerial ethics and conduct, teamwork ability, work management, etc.
  • The course takes 18-months to complete with 36 credit hours.

  • 1. Undergraduate degree
    2. Baccalaureate degree from a U.S. accredited institution
    3. Online Application with USD 50 application fee
    4. Official transcripts
    5. Certificate of Finance
    6. Passport
    7. Undergraduate cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or above
     
    English Proficiency Test: The acceptable English Proficiency test scores are mentioned below
    English Test
    Minimum Score Required
    IELTS
    Minimum 6.5
    TOEFL
    iBT 80 or PBT 575
    Pearson Treat of English Academic
    Minimum 53
    Cambridge Academic English
    176
  • 36 credit hours is required which includes one the subjects stated by university. Additionally, the course also has 12 hours of elective credit, which can be chosen according to interest of the candidates.

  • There are both online as well on campus course available with the university.

  • Intake
    Start Date
    Application Deadline
    I-20 Request Deadline
    Begin Course Registration
     Fall 1, 2019  August 19, 2019  June 7, 2019  June 21, 2019  April 8, 2019
     Fall 2, 2019  October 21, 2019  August 9, 2019  August 23, 2019  April 8, 2019
     Spring 1, 2020  January 6, 2020  October 25, 2019  November 8, 2019  October 28, 2019
     Spring 2, 2020  March 16, 2020  January 8, 2020  January 17, 2019  October 28, 2019
     Summer 2020  May 25, 2020  March 16, 2020  March 30, 2020  March 5, 2020
  • Estimated Costs for the 2019-2020 Academic Year for Graduate International Students
    Location
    Tuition
    Living Expenses
    Health Insurance
    Total
     St. Louis
     $18,000
     $16,030
     $2,475
     $36,505
     Orlando
     $15,120
     $18,800
     $2,475
     $36,395
     Irvine
     $18,720
     $20,835
     $2,475
     $42,030
     
    Living Expenses include estimates for housing, food, personal care, entertainment, and books.
    Health Insurance is mandatory for all international students unless they have a government-sponsored health insurance.

Why study this course?

There are numerous benefits for pursuing this course and one of the most important benefits is development in leadership abilities.  In short duration of 18-months, the course brings about drastic changes to the candidates in terms of technical as well as soft skills.

 

Is it worth doing the course abroad?

Being at the managerial post it is extremely important to understand the needs of employees and the working group. Due to globalization most of the companies have subordinates from all over the world hence it would be beneficial for the company to hire a manager who has the ability to mingle in the situation and understand native as well as foreign market needs and requirements.

 

Who is the course for and how is it useful?

The course is available for all graduate students who want to pursue a master’s degree in management and leadership. The course requires a degree in an undergraduate course from a recognized university from whichever country the candidate hale from with a minimum score of 2.3 out 4 scales.

 

Additionally, candidates coming from a country, which do not have English as one of the official languages, must produce a certification of proficiency in the English language during the time of admission. The English proficiency includes reading, listening, speaking and writing ability of the candidate.

 

What is the scope and future of this course?

  • Job options

After successfully completing the course, the candidates will have a wide range of job opportunity in different industries. Jobs such as branch manager, credit manager, customer service manager, administrative service manager, etc. are few options available to the candidates. Also, candidates who are interested in teaching and spreading their knowledge can opt for a Ph.D. degree in the same field.

 
  • Potential Employers

Various multinational companies require good managers to handle their projects and many posts. Also, banks and other finance-related companies also seek candidates who are good in leadership and, management.

 

  • Is work experience required for persuading this course?

There is no such requirement for the Master’s program however if a candidate wants to pursue a dual degree course in the field of management and leadership he must have a year experience.

 

What will I learn through the course?

After successful completion of the program, candidates will be able to understand and implement concepts, principles, and techniques used in the field of management and leadership. Candidates would also be able to deal with problems and situations effectively and can come with hassle free solutions to most of the difficult situation created at any workplace. Apart from technical skills, the program also ensures the overall personality development of the candidates including good and confident speaking skills, mental health management, etc.

 

FAQs

1.     Is there any additional skill required for the course?

No, there is no need for any additional technical skills. Though having an additional will give candidates an advantage over others in the long run.

 

2.     Is it possible to get a dual degree while pursuing this program?

Yes, candidates who are interested and are willing to put extra efforts can have a dual degree MBA-MA in Management and leadership.

 

3.     Is there any financial aid or Scholarship provided to the foreign students?

Yes definitely, the candidates applying for the course will be able to have some kind of financial help on the basis of their academic record and other criteria’s on behalf of the university.

 

4.    What are the subjects I need to study during the course period?

The program has 36 hours compulsory credits in a few subjects such as organizational behaviours, managerial leadership and management, and strategy; however, candidates are required to choose 12 credit hours additional subjects during the study. The additional subjects have many options from different fields and can be chosen by candidates on their own.

 

5. What does cost of living include?

The cost of living includes housing, food, books, personal care and entertainment.