Transform yourself into a leader whom others are eager to follow, through a master's program that aligns with your busy life.

Kaleigh Tennies, alum of Nazareth's online/weekend leadership & change management master's degree

Kaleigh Tennies '21G

Director of Client Services, Upstate Special Needs Planning

"This program has provided me with tools and resources for how to lead strategic initiatives, both large and small."

Che' Hagins, alum of Nazareth's online/ weekend leadership & organizational change master's degree

Che' Hagins '22G

High school teacher in the Rochester City School District

"Understanding that my natural purpose is as a servant leader is going to be influential with some of the things I want to do."

Alexandria Buckley, alum of Nazareth's online/weekend leadership & change management master's degree

Alexandria Buckley '22G

Team Leader of Client Consulting at Excellus BCBS

"This program has helped me grow into a stronger, more confident leader to where I have been promoted to team leader in my department."

Online + weekend format aligns with busy lives.

One in-person, active weekend of classes per month — packed with team activities. Online reading on your schedule.

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Online and monthly weekend classes

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Complete in 24 months

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Cohort program experience

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No GMAT/GRE entrance test required

 Instructor Larry O’Meal guides teams of students through a hands-on project during class.

Instructor Larry O'Meal, retired (former VP for learning and organizational development at Excellus BCBS), guides teams of students through a hands-on project during class.

Why Nazareth?

  • One in-person, active weekend of classes per month.
  • Flexible online reading replaces lectures.
  • Learn new skills from industry leaders
  • Practice skills during energetic and active weekend courses
  • Apply those skills on Monday

Learn how to drive successful changes amid disruptive challenges, uncertain environments, multiple stakeholders, and financial pressures.

  • Gain data-driven decision-making skills.
  • Develop innovative strategies and lead agile teams to successful outcomes.
  • Optimize your emotional intelligence so you are cool, calm, and collected in any situation.
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Easy Drive

A 90-minute or less drive to a new career trajectory. Come to campus just one weekend a month. A cup of coffee is waiting for you.

Jessica Marino, student in Nazareth's online/weekend leadership & organizational change grad program

Jessica Marino Hicks '22G

Recently promoted at Paychex

Cory Tylenda, alum of Nazareth's online/ weekend leadership & organizational change master's degree

Cory Tylenda '21G

Recently hired as Senior Manager, Business Continuity Management at Liberty

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During the two years of their program, over half of the LOC students changed their career trajectory, including 9 promotions and 14 job changes.

Program is ideal for

emerging leaders and experienced professionals in:

  • accounting, finance, marketing, human resources, and business
  • non-profit organizations
  • health, engineering, technology, science, and technical managers
  • government and military

What to Expect

  • Apply individual and team capabilities to help non-profit community organizations during a full-semester project.
  • Receive individualized personal and professional development to foster career promotion and mobility.

Curriculum Examples

  • Agile Leadership
  • Leadership Assessment & Development
  • Team & Conflict Management
  • Leadership Analytics
  • Creating High Performance Organizations
  • Developing Innovative Strategies
  • Non-Profit Consultation
  • Leading Organizational Change

Competitive tuition and potential partnership discounts.

Grants, scholarships, veterans benefits, loans, and undergraduate loan forgiveness are options for paying for this grad degree.

Affordability

Learn from dynamic faculty with business experience.

Faculty Profiles

M.S. in Leadership & Organizational Change

Traditional M.B.A.

Develop transformational leaders Develop technical managers or administrators
Focus on developing emotional intelligence, teamwork, and change Focus on traditional management disciplines (accounting, finance, operations)
Innovative two-year cohort monthly weekend program Traditional full-time and part-time programs
Focuses on professional/personal growth and relationship building Focuses on professional development with analytical and quantitative skill building 
 
 

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