Master of Science in Distance Education Leadership
The Master of Science in Distance Education Leadership degree is designed for professionals who desire the knowledge, skills, and competencies for exemplary practice with distance/online higher education administration, policy analysis, and academics. This ground-breaking program allows you to move from the frontline in distance education to more advanced administrative positions.
Graduates of the program are leaders who promote academic and operational excellence by facilitating individual, team, and organizational performance. Competencies include strategic and critical thinking, leading and managing others, technology and curriculum, innovation and creativity, risk taking, conflict management, negotiation and influence, analytical thinking, cultural competence, and academic and operations integrity. The curriculum is built on and grounded in conceptual and practical frameworks from the following disciplines: leadership, learning theory, business, organization theory, behavior and development, and analytics. Courses include timely and provocative topics such as diversity, organizational wellness, participative problem-solving and implementation, and technology and performance.
While the program focuses on distance/online higher education, professionals in K-12 distance education, corporate, and military environments will also benefit from the Master of Science in Distance Education Leadership. Delivered entirely online, the Master of Science in Distance Education Leadership degree fits the busy lives of working adults. No campus visits are required. Many courses may contain a synchronous component. (NOTE: This program is under development, program changes may occur.)
- 30 credits to earn the MS in Distance Education Leadership
- No GRE, GMAT or campus visits required
- Specialized advisors guide you from registration to graduation
“Everyone at UW-Platteville Online goes beyond needing to help you because you paid tuition. The staff really wants you to succeed and measure their success based on the success of their students.”
Graduate from UW-Platteville Online