School of Professional Studies
Lou Holtz Master of Science in Leadership
The Lou Holtz Master of Science in Leadership (MSL) degree program at Trine University offers adults holding bachelor’s degrees in business, engineering, arts and sciences a new career dimension - leadership. Visionary, strategic leadership skills enhance success in all of these career areas. Designed for working professionals, the MSL develops the theoretical and applied leadership knowledge, capabilities and characteristics needed to positively impact organizations across multiple sectors.
Concentrations may be pursued as stand-alone graduate certificates, preparing students for nationally recognized exams such as the Certified Global Business Professional, Regulatory Affairs Certification, and Leed Green Associate certification.
MSL courses are offered at all Trine education centers.
Get the edge you need to become the leader of tomorrow. Concentration Options
•Biomedical Regulatory Affairs
•Healthcare Systems Studies
•Human Resource Management
•Instructional Leadership - Higher Education •International Studies
•Nonprofit Organizational Studies
•Strategic Foresight & Entrepreneurship
•Sustainable and Environmental Management
The Lou Holtz MSL degree requires the completion of 36 semester credit hours Cohort groups will progress through a series of 12 eight-week courses over the span of 12 months to complete the master’s degree.
The Lou Holtz Master of Science in Leadership degree program is open to persons holding a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university and whose undergraduate work has been of sufficient quality and scope to enable them to successfully pursue graduate study. Admission requirements include:
•A completed application form.
•An official transcript showing a bachelor's degree with a general education component awarded from a regionally accredited institution.
•A minimum composite undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0.
•Applicants whose native language is not English must have a minimum score of 550 on the paper-based or 213 on the computer-based test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL).
Up to six credits earned at an approved institution with grades of "C" or better may be transferred to Trine University. Credits a student wishes to transfer toward a Trine University degree shall be evaluated and approved by the regional education center where the student is enrolled. Official transcripts must be received in order for college credit to be awarded. Credits earned toward an undergraduate degree will not be considered for transfer toward the master's degree.
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Trine University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association, Telephone 312.263.0456.
International Student Requirements:
Applicants whose native language is not English must have a minimum score of 550 on the paper-based or 213 on the computer-based test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL).
Facts & Figures
Financial Aid: No
International Financial Aid: No
# of Credits Required: 36
Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $470 on-campus, $570 online USD
Classification: Baccalaureate College—General
Locale: Distant Town
Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999