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Master of Science in Leadership and Innovation

Prepare for managerial, entrepreneurial, and leadership careers across a wide range of professional fields.

About the Program Leadership and Innovation (MS)

The Master of Science in Leadership and Innovation (MSLI) degree program offers the professional tools you need to become an agent of change and innovation within your ideal organization. Our expert faculty mentors are committed to helping you reach your individual career goals and focus on equipping you with essential skills for today’s professional environments—from project management to entrepreneurship to IT to values and ethics to organizational leadership. And, as a career-oriented degree program, we offer the networking opportunities you need to earn the leadership job you want! 

The MSLI program is a unique professional degree designed for aspiring business leaders, non-profit organization leaders, public service managers, social entrepreneurs, and higher education administrators.

With us you’ll learn how to:

  • Construct a framework for the administration and leadership of professional and non-profit organizations or postsecondary schools. Specifically, you’ll focus on incorporating innovative entrepreneurial practices to navigate challenges while creating a culture for change and sustainability.
  • Develop an innovative, global vision for integrating technology throughout organizations or postsecondary institutions.
  • Understand research methods, data collection, and analysis and their applicability to instigating organizational change.
  • Identify business and/or academic leadership theories and how they vary based on the organizational mission and culture
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MS in Leadership and Innovation at a glance:

    Accelerated Learning

    HyFlex: in-person and online options

    Savings

    $600/credit

    Accelerated Learning

    36 credits (12 courses)

    Calendar

    Take 1 or 2 courses every 7 week term

  • Accelerated Learning

    HyFlex: in-person and online options

  • Savings

    $600/credit

  • Accelerated Learning

    36 credits (12 courses)

  • Calendar

    Take 1 or 2 courses every 7 week term

Course Delivery

  • Work Home

    Flexibility

    The MS in Leadership and Innovation degree program is designed to fit into your busy lifestyle. That’s why we offer accelerated seven-week terms and flexible in-person, online, and hybrid courses.

  • Calendar

    Schedule

    Each course meets once a week and sessions are scheduled to begin at 6:00 p.m. during weekdays to accommodate working professionals. Program start dates are January, May, and August.

Locations Miami is not the only location!

Main Campus

Address

11300 NE 2nd Ave Miami Shores, FL 33161

Jacksonville Duval

Address

4401 Salisbury Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32216

Nassau The Bahamas

Address

Queen's College Village Rd. Nassau, The Bahamas

Melbourne Brevard

Address

410 North Wickham Rd, Suite 103 Melbourne, FL 32935

Get Involved Organizations

Professional organizations within the field of higher education are important components of your career development.
These professional organizations foster collaboration, networking, professional development, and scholarship that is accessible and supportive.

School of Education Faculty

The odds are definitely in your favor at Barry University. Our student-faculty ratio is only 15:1. That means you get personal attention and guidance, and nobody gets lost in the shuffle. Even more impressive, over 80 percent of our faculty hold a PhD or the highest degree available in their field of expertise.
We seek out professors who are not only great teachers, but who love what they do. Their passion, enthusiasm, and inspiration are contagious, and there's no better way to keep young minds excited about learning and discovering. Beyond each teacher's area of expertise, our faculty is committed to promoting equality, social justice, altruism, diversity, and humility. Through education, everyone can have a voice.

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Admissions Overview Getting Started

Congratulations on taking the first step to pursue your passion, advance your career, and make a difference in your community. We are committed to assist each student through the admission process.

Whether you transition straight from undergraduate studies to a graduate program or have been out of school for some time, we offer a welcoming and professional environment for graduate study.

With small class sizes, there is a considerable amount of personalized attention from your faculty and opportunities to build strong relationships with fellow classmates.

Apply Now!

Start your application today. In just 1-2 years, you'll graduate with a degree from a highly respected, affordable university.

Admission Requirements

  • Submit a completed application.
  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution with at least a 3.0 GPA and official sealed transcripts.
  • Resume with two professional references.
  • Statement of Purpose: 250 - 500 words providing evidence for the relevance of this degree to current or future career goals
  • No GRE required

Admissions Overview Are you a Transfer or an International Student?

You can apply to Barry whenever it’s convenient for you. We accept applications on a rolling basis, but it’s always better to apply sooner than later. You’re considered a transfer applicant when you have at least 12 college level credits from a regionally accredited college or university.

Remember, you may have to apply separately to specific programs, so please review the academic requirements for your intended major.

If you are an international student, applying as early as possible is in your best interest in order to allow ample time for immigration processing.

Please note that general admission to Barry University does not guarantee acceptance into all academic majors. Also, please be aware that admission to Barry University does not guarantee that you will be granted a student visa by the United States Embassy or Consulate in your country of origin.

Financial Aid Affordable for you.

At BarryU, our tuition is competitive, affordable and still promises all the perks of a private school education. Our cost per credit is in-line with other institutions, but we offer a mission-driven educational experience and provide our students with small class sizes, personalized attention, and academic excellence. Scholarships, graduate assistantships, and financial aid can also be explored to help offset overall costs.

Barry University participates in the full array of federal and state financial aid programs. At Barry, we are committed to doing all we can to help you finance your education.

Barry University's Financial Aid staff will assist you through the financial aid application process.

Financial Aid Programs

Costs associated with degrees and programs in the Adrian Dominican School of Education. (Effective July 2021)

Doctoral Programs

Counseling $1,125.00
Curriculum & Instruction $950.00
Organizational Leadership $850.00
Transformational School Leadership $850.00

Educational Specialist Programs

School Psychology $750.00
Educational Leadership $600.00
Montessori $600.00

Master's Programs

Counseling $800.00
School Psychology $750.00
Human Resource Development $600.00
Leadership and Innovation $600.00
Curriculum & Instruction $600.00
Bahamas Tuition Rate - Master's Programs $600.00
Montessori $600.00

Online Programs

Reading $419.00
Educational Leadership $419.00
Exceptional Student Education $419.00
Higher Education Administration $419.00
Curriculum & Instruction $419.00

Doctoral Programs

Counseling
$1,125.00
Curriculum & Instruction
$950.00
Organizational Leadership
$850.00
Transformational School Leadership
$850.00

Educational Specialist Programs

School Psychology
$750.00
Educational Leadership
$600.00
Montessori
$600.00

Master's Programs

Counseling
$800.00
School Psychology
$750.00
Human Resource Development
$600.00
Leadership and Innovation
$600.00
Curriculum & Instruction
$600.00
Bahamas Tuition Rate - Master's Programs
$600.00
Montessori
$600.00

Online Programs

Reading
$419.00
Educational Leadership
$419.00
Exceptional Student Education
$419.00
Higher Education Administration
$419.00
Curriculum & Instruction
$419.00
Please inquire about military, public service, and certificate program rates

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