Master of Science in Leadership and Innovation

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

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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! 

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MS in Leadership and Innovation at a glance:

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HyFlex: in-person and online options

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$600/credit

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36 credits (12 courses)

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Take 1 or 2 courses every 7 week term

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Discounts Available for Military, Veterans, and Public Safety Employees 

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    HyFlex: in-person and online options

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    $600/credit

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    36 credits (12 courses)

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    Take 1 or 2 courses every 7 week term

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    Discounts Available for Military, Veterans, and Public Safety Employees 

With us you’ll have access to:

  • Program Flexibility

    Flexibility

    The MS in Leadership and Innovation degree program is designed to fit into your busy lifestyle. That’s why our leadership master’s program offers accelerated seven-week terms and flexible in-person, online, and hybrid courses. Whether you are looking for a fully online MS in Leadership, or a program that has in-person options, the MS in Leadership and Innovation program at Barry has the flexibility to meet your needs as an adult learner.

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    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.
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    Innovative Entrepreneurial Practices

    Learn and practice creative thinking to construct a framework for the administration and leadership of professional and non-profit organizations. Specifically, you’ll focus on incorporating innovative entrepreneurial practices to navigate challenges while creating a culture for change and sustainability. A master’s in leadership can be an important step forward in your career and professional development.

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    Global Vision

    The Master’s in Leadership and Innovation provides you with active learning opportunities to develop an innovative, global vision for integrating technology throughout organizations with courses such as Project Management and Information Technology led by faculty experts.

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     Strategic Decision-Making  

    Make data-driven organizational decisions by understanding research methods, data analytics, and the decision-making processes that lead to organizational change and growth. 

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    Leadership Theories

    Identify and apply appropriate leadership theories to real-world case studies and learn the leadership competencies and skills needed to succeed and reach new heights in your career.  

Alumni/Student Testimonials

  • Member of the Barry University Golf Team  Sydney Grimes, MS in Leadership and Innovation 

  • Coordinator of Spiritual Life Programming, Barry University Campus Ministry  Deborah Montoya, MS in Leadership and Innovation 

  • Vice President, Chi Sigma Alpha, Alpha Mu Chapter Honor Society  | Career and Academic Success Coach, Nova Southeastern University  Dione Reece, MS in Higher Education Administration, 2022 

  • President, Chi Sigma Alpha, Alpha Mu Chapter Honor Society  Administrative Manager, City University of New York School of Medicine    Marie Romani, MS in Higher Education Administration, 2022 

  • MS in Higher Education Gerard Smithwrick

  • Hands-On Experience In MS In Higher Ed. Program Janice Normil

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

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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.

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Admission Requirements

Advanced Clinical Practice

Completed application with a statement of purpose

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A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution.

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Resume with two professional references.

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No GRE required

  • Advanced Clinical Practice

    Completed application with a statement of purpose

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    A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution.

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    Resume with two professional references.

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    No GRE required

Admissions Overview International Student FAQs

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 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.

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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

Below are the costs associated with the different degrees and programs in the Adrian Dominican School of Education School of Education, Leadership, and Human Development. Please inquire about military, public service, and certificate program rates.

  • Counseling

    • $1,125.00

    Curriculum & Instruction

    • $950.00

    Organizational Leadership

    • $850.00
  • School Psychology

    • $750.00

    Educational Leadership

    • $600.00

    Montessori

    • $600.00
  • Counseling

    • $800.00

    School Psychology

    • $750.00

    Human Resource Development

    • $620.00

    Educational Leadership

    • $600.00

    Leadership and Innovation

    • $600.00

    Curriculum & Instruction

    • $600.00

    Bahamas Tuition Rate - Master's Programs

    • $600.00

    Montessori

    • $600.00

Get Involved Professional Organizations

Professional organizations within the field of higher education are important components of your career development.

These organizations foster collaboration, networking, professional development, and scholarship that is accessible and supportive.

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