Master of Science in Executive Leadership

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Program Director: Stacie L. L. Morgan
Associate Program Director of Academics: Rex H. Marks

The Master of Science in Executive Leadership is a 36-credit master’s degree program designed for senior level leaders.  The Master of Science in Executive Leadership builds on the education and experience of senior level leaders by providing graduate-level coursework beyond a Master of Business Administration, Master of Public Administration, Master of Arts in Diplomacy, and Master of Science in Leadership that focuses on self-mastery in high exposure and fast-paced work environments, leading complex change, leading beyond one’s organization, leading with technology and data, accessing the most strategic resources and publicizing results. This program is conducted in a real-time, hands-on manner within students own organization.

Curriculum Map

Semester 1Cr.Semester 2Cr.Semester 3Cr.
EXL 610 The Science of Self – Leadership Mastery in Real Time6EXL 630 Lead Beyond Your Organization6EXL 650 Researching Resources and Publishing Results6
EXL 620 Leading Complex Change6EXL 640 Leading With Technology6EXL 660 Capstone6
  EXL 595 Residency1
Semester Total Credits12Semester Total Credits12Semester Total Credits12
Total Credits For This Major: 36

Students are required to attend a one-week, on campus Residency Conference the June following or concurrent with their final course.

Curriculum Requirements

The Master of Science in Executive Leadership program is made up of six, eleven-week seminars of six credits each for a total of 36 credit hours. The seminars must be taken in the order presented and are strategically sequenced to build context.

One-Week Residency

All degree candidates of the Master of Science in Executive Leadership are required to attend a one-week Residency Conference on the Norwich University campus, during which they may attend professional presentations, participate in roundtable discussions with faculty, and present papers. The one-week residency is a degree requirement.

Faculty Member Institution at which highest degree was earned
Stacie L. L. Morgan, PhD (Program Director) Union Institute and University
Rex Marks, MS (Associate Program Director of Academics) Norwich University
Darryl Aubrey, PhD University of Phoenix
Brandy Blount, PhD Walden University
Matthew Boyne, MS Pepperdine University
Andrew Campbell, DGL Indiana Institute of Technology
Lowell Doringo, MS Norwich University
Christopher Eberle, DM University of Phoenix
Sean Flynn, MBA Norwich University
Robert Freeborough, PhD Capella University
Shalaina Harlan-Yuya, EdD Grand Canyon University
Suzanne Hart, MS University of Washington
Jeremy Hodges, PhD Northcentral University
Angela Kiniry, MS Norwich University
Bruce Lazar, DM University of Phoenix
James Long, MS Troy State University
Jill Long, MS Troy State University
Warren Martin, PhD Northcentral University
Katherine McQuade, PhD Capella University
Lance Raymond, PhD Chicago School of Professional Psychology
William Shirey, PhD Regent University
Vanita Varma, MS Norwich University
Mark Wood, PhD Walden University