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Leadership, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 19 months
Pittsburgh, PA, United States| Online
Offered online and on campus, Leadership and Administrative Development (LEAD) is a degree-completion program that prepares you for a career in business and management.
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Convenient 30-credit Program

Designed for working adults who already have completed some college-level coursework, the program allows you to complete a bachelor’s degree within 19 months. Although this program only consists of 30 credits, you must complete the equivalent 120 credits of college coursework to earn your degree.

Career-Focused Curriculum

LEAD students explore management techniques and effective communication while developing the skills and knowledge that all successful leaders possess. You’ll focus on writing, research methods, organizational behavior, information technology, human resources administration and communications. The goal of the LEAD program is to enhance and further develop:

  • Interpersonal and leadership skills 
  • Written and oral communication skills 
  • Real-world problem solving and decision-making skills 
  • Learner independence and self-reliance 
  • Understanding of the research process and its application

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date We did our best, but couldn't find the next application deadline and start date information online.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 19 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dynamics of Teams
  • Information Literacy
  • Management and Financial Analysis
  • Leadership and Ethics
  • Global Thinking & E-commerce
  • HR Concepts & Negotiations
  • Communicating Change
  • Leadership & Ethics

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Apply Online  or Printable Application
  • Secondary/High School Transcript and Diploma (with notarized English translation)
  • National Exam Scores, if applicable
  • Post-secondary Academic Transcript, if applicable (with notarized English translation)
  • International Student Agreement
  • Affidavit of Support - signed your financial sponsor
  • Official Recent Bank Statement of Sponsor
  • Bank statement must be dated within 12 months of the planned semester start date
  • Final balance on the bank statement should document the financial capability of your sponsor to cover at least one academic year of estimated expenses
  • Bank statement should document the currency of the account
  • Copy of Passport Photo Page
  • $50 Application Fee

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28614 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28614 USD per year and a duration of 19 months.
  • National

    28614 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28614 USD per year and a duration of 19 months.
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Living costs for Pittsburgh

  • 1148 - 1950 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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