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Leadership & Management

Degree Type:
Associate Degree
Mode of Study:
On Campus

The Leadership and Management program from Methodist University is designed to prepare you to make a career as a leader. Through an interdisciplinary and wide-ranging approach, you will engage with a well-rounded curriculum that promotes liberal arts coursework and vocational skills.

Program Status

Effective Fall 2024, the A.A. program in Leadership & Management is in teach out and no longer accepting new students.

Common Career Paths

Some of the top jobs for those with Leadership & Management bachelor degrees include sales manager, financial manager, management analyst, project manager, business administrator, and human resources manager.

Common Salary Ranges for Graduates

As mentioned above, there’s a long list of career opportunities for those with Leadership & Management degrees. But, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the average annual salary for the following positions (which may require additional education) in North Carolina in 2021:

  • Sales manager: $13,880
  • Financial manager: $161,720
  • Management analyst: $99,400
  • Project management specialist: $98,970
  • Human resources manager: $131,810

Average Tuition Cost

The average cost for an incoming residential freshman to attend MU is less than $18,000 – similar to the cost of attending one of the big-box public schools, but with the enhanced value of a highly-regarded private school with a 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio.

While tuition varies, depending on a student’s financial aid package, it’s important to know that the average financial award for an incoming residential freshman at MU is more than $34,000.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

More than 97% of MU students receive some form of financial aid, with the University offering more than $24 million annually to students for scholarships. If a student is active military, family of active military, or a veteran, they may also qualify for MU’s military education benefits.

Requirements for the Associate of Arts (A.A.) Concentration

The concentration in Leadership & Management consists of 18 credits distributed as follows:

Required Core Courses

6 credits

BUS 1510 Management & Organization (3) LSS 3000 Principles of Leadership (3)

Leadership Electives

Select any 6 credits of courses with a LSS prefix

Business Electives

Select two courses (6 credits) of courses from the list below:

BUS 1750 Personal Finance (3) BUS 4850 Special Topics (3)
BUS 3200 Business Ethics (3)