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Master of Arts in Transformational Leadership and Coaching (M.A.)

Program Length

  • 27 months
  • 57 quarter credit units including master’s capstone

 

Upcoming Start Date

  • October 25, 2019

 

Overview

Wright Graduate University's Master of Arts in Transformational Leadership and Coaching (M.A.) is designed to prepare professional coaches, enhance the coaching and leadership skills of those currently in careers, or develop other adult and mid-career students as scholar practitioners to bring out the best in themselves and those they lead and/or coach.

The program prepares you to be a coach and leader who understands and employs historic and emerging human empowerment technologies in serving others.

Through the Master of Arts in Transformational Leadership and Coaching (M.A.) program, you develop an in-depth understanding of the principles of transformational leadership and coaching. These principles provide a foundation for developing coaching skills to apply as professional coaches and as career enhancement in a wide variety of professional settings.

Graduates are prepared to assume roles as professional coaches, leaders, trainers, and facilitators in business, public administration, human services, and other organizations and settings that would benefit from expert assistance in the application of human development principles to problems of individual and/or institutional improvement.

 

Learning Objectives

The following are the primary program learning outcomes for this degree. Attainment of these outcomes will ensure your ability to:

  • Apply appropriate visionary transformational leadership skills to a wide range of environments and situations.
  • Employ transformational emergence coaching skills in a wide range of environments and situations. 
  • Conduct professional/business training.
  • Demonstrate professional/business communication.
  • Demonstrate a principle-based philosophical orientation to personal responsibility.
  • Initiate strategic self-development for personal, career, and organizational success.
  • Manifest social-emotional intelligence skills in personal life, leadership, and coaching.
  • Exercise integrative, transdisciplinary planning and problem-solving.


Curriculum

Academic Coursework

  • Introduction to the Six Core Disciplines of Wright Integrative Learning in Transformational Coaching & Leadership
  • Foundations of Human Development & Emotional Intelligence for Coaching & Leadership
  • Foundations of Human Relationships for Coaching & Leadership
  • Coaching & Leadership Approaches to Developing Personal Power
  • Purposeful Living in Coaching & Leadership
  • Scholarly Inquiry & Critical Thinking
  • Transformational Leadership & Group Dynamics
  • Professional & Leadership Coaching
  • Processes of Transformation in Coaching & Leadership

Master of Arts in Transformational Leadership and Coaching (M.A.) Capstone

  • Master's Capstone Project

Performative Learning

  • Year of More: Nourishment & Self Care Quarter
  • Year of More: Family & Intimacy Quarter
  • Year of More: Personal Power Quarter
  • Year of More: Purposeful Living & Spiritual Development Quarter
  • Group Process Training
  • Personal Empowerment Process
  • Coaching Lab

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Gainful Employment Information

  • Number of units/credits required for this program: 57
  • Total Tuition and Required Fees for the entire program completed in normal time: $46,287
  • 6-digit CIP Code for Program (from Dept. of Education): 44.0000
  • SOC Code(s): 11-9151.00 
  • The normal time in months to complete program as published in Graduate Catalog: 27

 

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