Master of Leadership Frequently Asked Questions

Who should enroll in the Master of Leadership Program?

The program is designed for executives and leaders at all levels and in various kinds of organizations. You may already be a leader, who wants to deepen and enhance your leadership skills and vision, or you may want to become a leader, to energize your career and life. The UD Master’s in Leadership can become your vehicle for advancement and success in business and in life.

What degree do I earn upon completion of the program?

Master of Leadership graduates receive a master's in leadership degree.

Can I work and study during my time in the leadership program? 

Yes, most graduate students maintain their professional careers while earning their graduate degree at University of Dallas. Courses are taught at times suitable for fulltime professionals or teachers. Students are encouraged to bring their real-world experience into the classroom and are able to immediately apply academic concepts gained through our curriculum in their workplaces.

How long does the program take to complete?

Students can complete the program in two years.

Is this program available online?

Currently, this program is offered in a combination of online and onsite courses.

What is the cost of the program? Is there financial aid?

Tuition rates for the Braniff Graduate School of Liberal Arts are set by the Student Account Services office. Contact the Office of Financial Aid to inquire about tuition assistance. 

How do I apply to the program?

Visit our admissions webpage to learn more about the application process. 

When is the application deadline for the program?

Fall semester applicants are strongly encouraged to apply by July 15 and spring semester applicants by November 15. Offers of admission are made on a rolling basis, with priority given to applications for the upcoming semester. Late applications are considered, but meeting these deadlines will help ensure that you get all your materials together in a timely fashion.

Where is University of Dallas located?

The University of Dallas main campus is located in Irving, Texas, approximately 15 minutes from Dallas and 10 miles from either DFW International Airport or Dallas Love Field Airport. 

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Is the program accredited?

Yes. This program is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

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