Master of Science in Leadership & Administration
Woods College of Advancing Studies
Do you want to be more of a leader and develop your managerial skills and competence? With a foundation in applied research and data analysis, finance, project management, and Ignatian-based, applied ethics, you will graduate from this program a grounded and confident leader. With four specializations to choose from, this degree is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge to lead in a variety of professions.
Building upon the core Leadership and Administration classes our specializations prepare students for professional opportunities in four exciting areas of study.
- Corporate Communications and Marketing
Vision Statement: Today's marketing and communication leader must understand human dynamics and the increased role brands play in guiding company mission, global dynamics, and associated strategies, both internally and externally. The Marketing and Communication specialization at Boston College, utilizing Jesuit Principles as its foundation, helps you understand values-based brand strategy and how human intelligence and behavioral data analytics can be utilized to inform more effective brand, message, media and channel strategies in today's evolving and complex digital environment.
- Executive Leadership and Organizational Development
Vision Statement: The Executive Leadership and Organizational Development specialization at Boston College develops a new generation of agile and ethical stewards of high performing and sustainable organizations. Through coursework with the Jesuit Principles as the foundation, students will learn the benefit of self-reflection and contemplation to inform the design and execution of business strategy in complex organizations. The Executive leadership and organizational specialization focuses on business alignment, change agility, managing shifting demands, and inspiring a culture of advocacy and engagement.
- Human Resources Management
Vision Statement: Organizations are increasingly looking to their Human Resource function as a strategic partner in evolving their business strategy and responding to changing workforce needs. To be a trusted and impactful human resources practitioner today you need to have the knowledge and skills to enable strategic change and reshape workforce practices. The Human Resources Management specialization at Boston College, utilizing Jesuit Principles as its foundation, helps you gain the competencies needed to guide and influence leaders in building healthy and sustainable organizations; create practices to attract, develop and engage talent to meet the organizations needs; and lead with confidence, objectivity, and credibility.
- Sports Leadership