Master of Arts Degree in Management & Leading Change
A Management Degree for a Changing World
Our Master of Arts degree in Management and Leading Change (MLC) offers a distinctive graduate program that prepares students at any stage in their professional development to be strong managers and leaders in their fields. The curriculum is designed to promote the integral thinking required to understand, manage, and lead change in a constantly shifting, globally oriented business world.
The management degree program and accepts professionals from a wide range of fields and positions engaged in private, public, and entrepreneurial work. The degree program explores all elements of management and leadership, including theory, conflict, ethics, decision-making, resilience, business, policy issues, and sustainability.
Designed for the adult learner and lifestyle, the Master of Arts degree in Management and Leading Change is a 33 or 36 credit program depending on whether you complete the capstone (33) or thesis (36) option. The program can be completed in as little as 18 months as a full time student.
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Management and Leading Change
Discover Antioch Open Houses
Learn more about our graduate program in conflict analysis and engagement by attending one of the Discover Antioch sessions at the AUM campus on June 12 and July 10 or arrange a time for a virtual open house. You can talk with faculty and students and learn about how to pay for school. Register to attend at midwest.antioch.edu/discoverantioch!
The Master of Arts degree consists of (33-36 semester credits):
- Six core courses (21 credits)
- A general track or specialization, each of which is 9 credits in addition to:
- Professional Seminar (3 credits) or Thesis (6 credits)
- Three Skill Development workshops (required but non-credit bearing)
Skill Development Workshops
All students must complete training in Negotiation, Facilitation, and Action Inquiry (ILC workshops). Alternatively, students may complete comparable training in their own community upon approval of the program.
Master of Arts students complete a three-day residency before each semester while they are in the program. Other than the three short residencies, the program is entirely online and can be completed from your own home and community.