Earning a master’s degree is a gratifying accomplishment that requires dedication and persistence. By completing a postgraduate program, an individual prepares to enter a career field in a more advanced capacity or to move up within the chosen field.
A student considering enrollment may wonder, what is a Master in Global Leadership? This education option provides individuals with a background in business principles and finance necessary to work in diverse situations in international organizations. These include positions dealing with developing systems to create organizational change, facilitation of teams, communication and improving the company’s effectiveness in a global environment. Coursework typically focuses on economic development, public policy and multicultural relationships in a business context.
A student may choose to enroll in a master’s program in global leadership to learn skills necessary to be successful in a leadership role in a multinational company. This type of advanced degree allows an individual to gain the skills that facilitate promotion and advancement within an organization.
The cost of a master’s degree is difficult to predict because of the wide variety of programs available. They may last between one and three years and may involve internships or research projects. Tuition and fee schedules vary from one institution to another. Before choosing a program, research the school thoroughly to ensure that your goals are met.
Graduates of global leadership programs may discover they are qualified to enter a number of careers. Leadership and organization development, global real estate and program management and administration are just a few of the options open to those who have acquired competency in crossing national and cultural boundaries. A student may expect to find this type of position in an international public or nonprofit institution, as well as government agencies and the arena of politics.
You may want to apply to an educational institution in the location where you would most like to find employment. However, if relocating is not currently possible, online courses provide flexibility. To begin your path to success, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.
Learn the in-demand leadership skills needed to advance your career in international development. [+]
Are you working in the development sector and looking to take the next step in your career? International and community development aims to reduce poverty and improve the living standards, health and quality of life for those who need it most. As our world and the challenges we face become more complex, we need qualified and skilled professionals to lead across sectors and organizations. Balancing theoretical knowledge with practical skills, the Leadership in Global Development MicroMasters program provides the strong technical and management skills you need to tackle the most demanding and complex challenges in global development. This credential will demonstrate that you have the advanced skills international development agencies are increasingly demanding from their leaders and managers. Through each course, you will learn how to analyze and respond effectively to complicated problems in development, viewing them from a range of different perspectives, and how to be an adaptive leader. Build on this credential and apply for UQ’s exclusive one year Master of Leadership in Global Development program. More information about this program, including the... [-]
Full-time students can earn a Master degree in 1 academic year of 9 months, for a total of 3 quarters of 20 credits each, or within 12 months when spreading the workload. [+]
Our academic calendar is based on a quarter system (1 quarter = 10 weeks). Because of the program's flexible structure and modular design, multiple starting dates are available at the start of every Quarter and of every Term, in October, November, January, February, April, May, July, and August. All campuses follow the same academic calendar.Program duration
Full-time students can earn a Master degree in 1 academic year of 9 months, for a total of 3 quarters of 20 credits each, or within 12 months when spreading the workload.
Part-time students can earn a Master degree in 2 to 3 academic years, depending on the number of courses attempted per quarter, the course selection and the course planning; earning half the typical number of courses equals twice the duration of the full-time program. The more flexible the working hours, the more courses will be available to finish faster. Students are considered part-time while attempting 6 or fewer courses per quarter. Part-time studies are available only for students with a national passport or residence permit.... [-]
The Global Master Program allows students to have a truly global experience and study on 3 different continents, ie. Europe, Asia, and North America. [+]
The Global Master Program allows students to have a truly global experience and study on 3 different continents, ie. Europe, Asia, and North America. Students are required to earn a minimum of 10 credits at any of our campuses in Europe, a minimum of 10 credits at our Satellite Campus in Tokyo, Japan, and can transfer a maximum of 22.5 credits from the New York Extension Program. The remaining credits can be earned at any of our campuses in Europe and Asia. Starting the Global Master program is possible only in Europe and Asia.Course planning
The Global Master option can be applied to any Master program for which the necessary courses are offered during the student's time at our campuses in Europe and Asia and at our partner school in New York. Upon starting the program, students should consult with their local Academic Coordinator to develop a personalized course planning that allows them to meet the necessary program requirements.... [-]