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Embark on an invigorating journey with Drake University's Master of Science in Leadership program, where leadership is a skill and a transformative force. This meticulously designed graduate program unlocks the potential within you, empowering you to lead with vision and positively impact those around you. Dive into a curriculum that merges theoretical knowledge with practical application, offering insights into effective leadership that fosters inspiration, collaboration, and positive change within teams and communities.

At Drake, we understand that leadership is more than just managing people—inspiring them, fostering a culture of innovation, and driving meaningful change. Through our program, you will explore the nuances of individual and collective values, learning to align them with organizational goals to build supportive, cohesive teams. You will engage with complex societal challenges, using leadership as a tool to create sustainable solutions and a better future for all.

Prepare to lead with compassion, integrity, and a deep sense of purpose. Whether aspiring to enhance your leadership skills or to leave a lasting impact on your organization and society, Drake's Master of Science in Leadership offers the knowledge, experience, and community to help you achieve your goals. Join us and become part of a vibrant community of leaders committed to making a difference in the world.


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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.”

— Dr. Marsha Aldridge Ph.D., 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 has completed her Ph.D. in Education from Drake University.


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