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http://www.smcleadership.org. Students and faculty share their view of BA in Leadership & Organizational Studies at Saint Mary's College of California. Learn about the Leadership program uniquely designed for working professionals.
The combination of online and face-to-face interaction makes the Leadership hybrid program ideal for learning new skills and fostering relationship with peers.
At our Leadership courses you'll learn from dedicated faculty with real-world experience in a peer network of professionals from different sectors, backgrounds and responsibilities. This is the time to challenge yourself and advance your career through professional leadership.
St. Mary's College currently offers the following Leadership degree options:
• Bachelor in Leadership & Organization Studies (BA)
• Masters in Leadership (MA)
Also learn about the Leadership Workshops at the Leadership Center.
Please visit: http://www.smcleadership.org to learn more about St. Mary's College of California Leadership classes and degrees.
Attend one of our information session: http://bit.ly/SMCLeadershipRSVP
You can also connect and get leadership insights at our Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/smcleadership
Some More About The Leadership Studies Programs at St. Mary's College of California
Our Leadership and Professional Development Programs provide a supportive, challenging, and transformative learning environment in which to develop effective leadership needed in today's dynamically changing world. You will experience a unique blend of attributes found nowhere else:
• A rigorous and transformative education designed specifically for working adults;
• A liberal arts education in leadership that values critical and creative thinking, collaboration, service, global awareness and responsibility;
• A personally enriching and professionally relevant curriculum in contemporary leadership and learning theories;
• An innovative hybrid online and in-person program design;
Group learning with diverse and experienced professionals from business, public, and non-profit sectors; and
• Dedicated faculty who integrate real-world experience with academic and teaching excellence.
Bachelor of Arts in Leadership and Organizational Studies
Designed to fulfill your personal and professional goals, this interdisciplinary program in leadership has a wide application in workplace, community, and global settings. What makes our program distinctive is attention to your work and life experience as an integral part of your education; as well as attention to developing a wide range of skills and competencies, such as critical thinking, ethical decision-making, facilitating change, and collaboration.
We recognize there are many options for degree completion programs for working adults throughout the Bay Area region, each with their own attributes and values.
We offer a leadership education that is values-bases, collaborative, and service-oriented reflecting the mission and traditions of Saint Mary's College. We choose this approach because we believe it best serves the lives of our students and the particular setting in which they work and serve.
We recognize that there are many different definitions, theories and perspectives of leadership and different programs are designed around this varied landscape of leadership. Leadership Studies Programs at Saint Mary's College is situated in the midst of the San Francisco Bay Area, a region known for being a hub of dynamic and creative activity in an increasingly diverse, complex, and interdependent global world. We provide an understanding and practice of leadership that is reflective and responsive to this world.
Referred to as 21st Century Leadership, participants in our B.A. Program learn a wide range of competencies that are personal and social, as well as, intellectual and practical. By developing a depth and breadth of capacities and skills, our graduates are able to more effectively respond to the varied and emerging needs of a particular situation and setting. In other words, we provide an education in contemporary leadership that helps us understand and effectively respond to the unique challenges and opportunities of an evolving world.