Colorado State University


Master's of Arts Leadership and Administration (M.A.L.A.)


102 Administration Building

Fort Collins, CO 80523

United States


(970) 492-4898

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master's of Arts Leadership and Administration (M.A.L.A.)

Format: Online

Program Description:

Take your creative talents further with Colorado State University’s online Master of Arts Leadership and Administration. The program is designed to build your entrepreneurial skills, preparing you to take on leadership roles and create meaningful change within the organizations where you work.

The demand for creative people with entrepreneurial and administrative skills is on the rise. Organizations in a wide array of fields are looking for leaders who can think differently, integrate knowledge across disciplines, spot and solve problems, and generate new ideas.

The Master of Arts Leadership and Administration focuses not only on what industry professionals need to know today, but what those wishing to be successful in the field will need in the future as well. Our curriculum enhances the skills that employers are seeking: innovative thinking, leadership, adaptability, collaboration and passion — translating into a wide variety of career paths in the creative and non-profit sectors and beyond.

Course content focuses on entrepreneurial subjects such as leadership, finance management, media communication, arts policy, project planning and evaluation, community engagement, events management, and more. 

Learn more about how you can get a world-class Colorado State University education from wherever you are.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 32

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $582 USD

Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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