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Master of Science in Community Leadership

Duquesne University



The Master of Science in Community Leadership from Duquesne University is designed for the education of leaders who are committed to improving - indeed transforming - the quality of life in the community. Healthy communities require a vibrant blend of an involved and informed citizenry and the ongoing development of a multitude of local resources.

Community leadership is the intangible asset that combines these and other ingredients in creative and effective ways - to design and enact a desirable, sustainable future. Learn about organizational design and development; leading, motivating and empowering others; strengthening the overall societal impact of individuals and organizations; instilling excellence, not as an action, but as a habit; and creating powerful community change toward a sustainable future.

Current students include: nonprofit consultant, executive director, grants administrator, case manager, director of development, academic advisor, and alumni director. The curriculum consists of twelve 3-credit hour courses, including eight required courses and four electives.

All applicants must have a must have a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution. A minimum of two years of work or military experience required.

Accreditation Information

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education

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