Franklin Pierce University

Franklin Pierce University

MBA in Leadership



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MBA in Leadership

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

The MBA in Leadership is a versatile degree that prepares graduates for leadership roles and positions of influence in their organizations and communities. Graduates of Franklin Pierce University’s MBA in Leadership program are equipped to view situations from a system-wide perspective and apply the processes of collaboration, strategic thinking, and critical analysis to management challenges and opportunities. The leadership focus helps students apply key management perspectives to broader human, organizational, and community issues. With the MBA’s action-based curriculum, students can immediately apply their coursework to situations encountered daily in their organizations. This allows students to derive immediate value from their coursework and begin advancing their organizations and their careers right away. The MBA in Leadership program is designed for the busy working adult. Students can enroll year-round. The degree can be completed 100% online or on-site at our centers. Hybrid classes allow students to combine traditional classroom experience with online coursework, reducing the number in-class sessions. MBA Objectives Graduates of the Franklin Pierce University MBA program will develop the abilities to: • Understand classic leadership theory, and analyze diverse organizational cultures from different frames of reference. • Articulate their concept of leadership and management to advocate for and effect meaningful change, and demonstrate their skills as leaders. • Apply knowledge, values, disposition, and critical thinking skills to business environments. • Identify, gather, organize, interpret, and synthesize information, making use of an expert body of knowledge to become competent problems solvers and decision makers. • Communicate persuasively and coherently using oral, written, and electronic methods. • Recognize ethical dilemmas in the business environment. • Use valid and reliable quantitative and qualitative methods of inquiry and decision making. • Understand, analyze, and employ data and results of financial statements and reports. • Appreciate cultural relativism as it relates to global perspectives. • Understand the relationships of government, business, and economic systems within society. • Exercise informed social responsibility within organizational and community frameworks.


Accredited by NEASC (New England Association of Schools and Colleges) Standards: Each of the eleven Standards articulates a dimension of institutional quality. In applying the Standards, the Commission assesses and makes a determination about the effectiveness of the institution as a whole. The institution: has clearly defined purposes appropriate to an institution of higher learning; has assembled and organized those resources necessary to achieve its purposes; is achieving its purposes; has the ability to continue to achieve its purposes.

International Student Requirements:

Same as Domestic student requirements, including English language competency

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 40

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $590 per credit USD

In State Tuition (per year): 11800 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 11800 USD

Classification: Baccalaureate College—Liberal Arts

Locale: Fringe Rural Area

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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