The Master of Leadership Development is an interdisciplinary, 36-credit program that blends social and behavioral sciences with ethical studies. Credit may be given for similar courses taken at other institutions.
The curriculum (for students entering the program Fall 2019 and later) includes:
- 9 credits in Leadership Cornerstones
- 12 credits in Leadership Competencies
- 12 credits in Leadership Context Electives
- 3 credits in the Leadership Capstone course
Courses are offered in seven-week (50% online) or 14-week (100% online) sessions. There are six seven-week sessions and three semesters (Fall, Spring, and Summer) each academic year.
Students must successfully complete the SARI (Scholarship and Research Integrity) requirement of the Penn State degree in order to graduate. Students admitted fall 2019 or after must also complete the MLD Pre-Program Exercise.
Penn State's Schedule of Courses lists course availability.
Check the course descriptions page to learn about Penn State Great Valley course offerings and prerequisites. Certain courses offered by other programs may also be approved if applicable to the student’s program.
Controlled courses may require Management Division approval before enrolling. Please contact your adviser or [email protected] if you have questions about taking a controlled course, a full course, or a course from another program.
The PDF below is the Spring 2023 Management Division Great Valley Course Schedule. If you have any issues viewing this document or have any questions, please contact the division at mana[email protected].