Executive Master's in Leadership: Academics
The Executive Master’s in Leadership program is an intensive 13-month course that integrates leadership and management strategy. Executives graduate from the program with a competitive advantage and rich insights on how to effectively lead in their organizations.
EML students participate in three residences throughout their time in the program. In the Opening Residency, students explore the challenges of leading. The Global Residency gives students the opportunity to implement concepts learned in the classroom in an international setting. In the Closing Residency, students examine Jesuit principles such as contemplative action and daily examination and discuss future growth and success as leaders.
Throughout the 13-month curriculum, EML students take courses that help them to master leading teams and organizations, understand the tools needed for leadership, and prepare for future growth and success as world leaders. Students also complete a Capstone Project that provides the opportunity for them to explore a personally relevant leadership issue.
Frequently Asked Questions
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