Earn your Master’s Degree from Iowa Wesleyan University in less than two years with six convenient start times throughout each year.

The curriculum is offered online in eight-week formats to accommodate your work schedule.

Learn from faculty who have a network of professionals in leadership positions while you focus on the big picture leadership requires.

A Master’s in Management Leadership will increase your earning potential and knowledge in your field of expertise.

What will the program do for you?

  • Help develop personal leadership plans that reflect your leadership strengths, values, and practices;
  • Develop an understanding of a comprehensive body of broad, integrated Leadership knowledge as well as specialized skills that reflect challenges, trends, and developments in diverse organizational, social and global contexts; and
  • Engage original ideas of personal leadership, interpersonal communication, and change management in comprehensive discussion, essays and projects.
  • Learn how to apply what you are learning as part of your own professional development process

Career Outcomes:

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Consultants
  • Human Resource Managers
  • Healthcare Administrator
  • Administrative Service Managers
  • Anyone wishing to move up in their organization with increased skills and credential

Affordable Tuition:

You pay one rate per credit hour for graduate programs with no additional fees beyond your books. To review tuition rates and payment plan options, visit Online Tuition

Funding Your Education

We encourage you to apply for federal and other kinds of financial assistance:

  • Financial Aid
  • Employer tuition benefit programs
  • Veterans benefits
  • Military Tuition Assistance
  • 10% tuition discount for employees of partner organizations
  • Payment plans available.

Master of Arts in Management Leadership Curriculum

(30 credit hours)

Core Courses

  • Foundations of Leadership
  • Talent Management
  • Communications Strategies
  • Organizational Decision-Making
  • Ethical Leadership
  • Management Leadership Capstone

Strategic Leadership Concentration

  • Strategic Human Resources Management
  • Financial Strategic Management
  • Conflict Management
  • Leading Change

Admissions Process:


    Complete the online admission application via the IW website:


    Submit official transcripts from your undergraduate degree and any graduate coursework.

    Electronic transcripts will be accepted from National Student Clearinghouse.

    Paper transcripts from the institution may be sent to: Iowa Wesleyan University:
    Graduate and Professional Studies
    601 N. Main Street
    Mount Pleasant, IA 52641