Online Master's (MS) in Executive Leadership

Champlain College online executive leadership master's degree student

Earn a Transformational Degree 100% Online in One Year

Do you aspire to lead authentically, serving as a role model for others in your organization? Would you like to learn more about your leadership potential and how to develop and hone your leadership acumen? Champlain College's online Master of Science in Executive Leadership is designed to teach you all of this while developing you as a transformational leader.

Transformational leaders are self-aware. By tapping into the strengths of others, they help promote the success of the organization. Differing from a master's in organizational leadership, our 100% online master's degree program in Executive Leadership is a unique, intensive and personalized program. You will be supported, challenged and motivated by your instructor and your cohort: an intimate group of fellow leaders with whom you will progress through the program. You'll forge long-lasting bonds and gain life-changing awareness of yourself, along with organizational leadership knowledge and skills that will yield lasting results.

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Designed for Mid-Career Professionals or Those Looking to Advance

In today's non-profits, corporations, the public sector, NGOs and more, the need for mindful, engaged and visionary executive, transformational and organizational leadership is clear. With the retirement of baby boomers imminent, organizations across all industry sectors are actively seeking individuals with the skills to lead a the middle, senior and executive management levels. The online master's in Executive Leadership has been created specifically to meet this demand. 

Benefits of the MS in Executive Leadership

  • Finish Your Degree Fully Online in One Year.

    The online Master's Degree in Executive Leadership offers motivated students the opportunity to complete their master's degree fully online in one intensive year of study. Because the program is highly applied and reflective, you will be generating academic work that is of immediate use and value to you and your employer.
  • Discover Your Leadership Approach.

    Throughout this year-long program, you will develop a deep understanding of your personal value system that informs your approach to leading both people and organizations. By nature, the program's intensive 6-credit courses create a mindful, reflective environment that encourages vulnerability and facilitates growth essential for personal development.
  • Build Your Leadership Capacity Through Applied Learning.

    Universally, the courses provide opportunities to incorporate what you are learning about yourself and about leading others in your workplace. Expanded critical and creative thinking and communication will create the capacity for you to effectively lead to meet the demands of your organization's changing environment.
  • Learn from Seasoned Leadership Experts.

     In addition to the strength of Champlain's faculty and administrators who hold advanced degrees in leadership, the online MS in Executive Leadership draws its faculty from the College's roster of proven, seasoned leadership instructors along with select national experts.

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Our Affordable MS in Executive Leadership Program

MS in Executive Leadership Program at a Glance

Get an overview of our 100% online, accredited MS in Executive Leadership program.

Learning Outcomes

As a student in our accelerated MS in Executive Leadership program, you will discover  your personal leadership style. You will reflect on those traits to develop into the leader you want to be through self-knowledge, team-behavior, cultural awareness and systems thinking. 


The courses in Champlain College's online MS in Executive Leadership program provides advanced knowledge and immediate take-aways for you to apply on the job! These 100% online courses are focused, relevant and are delivered in 8-week sessions.

Academic Calendar

Champlain College Online offers 3 start terms per year for the MS in Executive Leadership. Learn more about our application deadlines and class start and end dates for each 8-week term.

Admission Requirements

At Champlain College Online, our comprehensive admissions process is designed to take into account your whole story.  We are interested in your previous academic record, but knowing you have much more to bring to the table as a working adult, we'll also consider your current and previous work experiences, as well as your personal and professional goals. 

Tuition & Financial Aid

Find out more about tuition for our affordable online MS Executive Leadership degree as well as ways to finance your education. 

Program Director

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