The Master of Science program offers a multidisciplinary curriculum in Administrative Studies. Graduate offerings combine a strong foundation of theoretical knowledge with practical application which prepares individuals to meet the challenges of a competitive marketplace in a variety of organizational settings. The graduate degree program in Administrative Studies is designed for individuals seeking professional advancement, personal growth and a competitive advantage. A comprehensive, versatile format invites talented students of varied backgrounds and ambitions to develop a deeper understanding of contemporary society, to consider social transformations and economic competitiveness, to appreciate the ethical dimension of decision making and to explore ideas and issues from a national and global perspective. The Master of Science degree in Administrative Studies complements the eighty year old undergraduate degree program. A sampling of the two hundred and fifty graduate students reveals diversity and depth. Student profiles include those with advanced degrees in medicine, business, nursing and education, as well as a host of other career professionals: a brokerage manager, banker, medical administrators, ordained ministers, football coach, dental assistant, accountants and information processing advisors. These and other candidates seek to strengthen leadership qualities and enhance their professional effectiveness.