MS in Leadership Development

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The Drake University’s Masters of Science in Leadership Development (MSLD) program is designed to serve emerging and aspiring leaders in business, industry, and non-profit organizations who are interested in developing their leadership ability or developing the leadership capacity in others. Join other working professionals, from different industries and disciplines, in an interactive and collaborative learning environment.  Online program options available.  

Gain the skills you need to become an inspiring and effective leader.


No Application Fee


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Marsha Aldridge

“The MSLD program had an impact on the quality of my work in my current position. It has brought new ideas, perspectives, and relationships that were a tremendous value both professionally and personally.”

—Marsha Aldridge, GR’17, Vice President of Talent and Engagement at IMT Insurance

Marsha Aldridge works as the Vice President of Talent and Engagement at IMT Insurance. She completed her Drake Master of Science and Leadership Development in 2017 and is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Education from Drake University.


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