Degree type(s): Specialization; Master's
Degree field(s): Business & Finance
Location(s): Online; Billings, MT; Bismarck, ND; Fargo, ND; Grand Forks AFB, ND; Watford City, ND
Program offerings by location and modality are subject to change.

Managerial Leadership Specialization Overview

To be effective, business leaders must understand organizational communication and change management, along with strategic planning. Additionally, executive leadership provides students the opportunity to learn effective leadership skills from faculty and peers. This curriculum is applicable to all sectors of business and will prepare students to be more effective in communications and strategic decisions.

Our flexible, accelerated online and evening classes enable you to earn your master’s degree in business in less time, and on a schedule that works for you—in an accredited program at an affordable, private, Catholic university.

Managerial Leadership Specialization: Program Highlights

  1. Convenient course options

    Complete your graduate business degree with a specialization in Managerial Leadership in as few as 15 months in our accelerated online program or via evening classes that meet one night per week. The University of Mary offers convenient evening courses in Bismarck, Fargo, Grand Forks Air Force Base, and Watford City in North Dakota or at Fort Riley, Kansas.

  2. Expert faculty and support services

    Learn from expert faculty who are recognized as business leaders in their communities and in the region and bring professional business healthcare management and administration experience to their classrooms. Access the support you need to achieve your master’s degree in business with personal advising and career mentoring services offered by the University of Mary.

  3. Utilize the best online learning technology

    Use Canvas, our state-of-the-art online learning platform, to easily work and study when you pursue your degree online. See a demonstration.
  4. Infused with values

    Learn to lead as an ethical, business healthcare professional through a graduate program infused with Christian, Catholic, and Benedictine values.


The following courses are required to complete the Managerial Leadership Specialization (in addition to the curriculum for your graduate business degree program): 

  • Strategic Planning and Execution
  • Executive Leadership
  • Organizational Communication and Transition Management