Duquesne University
School of Leadership and Professional Advancement
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15282


Online Degree Programs
Academic excellence, innovation and convenience…
Duquesne University’s School of Leadership and Professional Advancement offers online degrees and services designed especially for adult students. Courses are taught by distinguished Duquesne University faculty who bring a wealth of academic and industry expertise.

Duquesne University is an accredited, private, nonprofit university renowned for academic excellence. Founded in 1878, Duquesne is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. In US News and World Report's 2003 Guide to Paying for College, Duquesne is listed in the top 25 private national doctoral universities for lowest tuitions.

Online Programs
Master of Science in Leadership and Business Ethics
Master of Arts in Leadership and Liberal Studies
Bachelor’s Degree Completion Program

These online degree programs feature the same Duquesne University faculty who teach courses on campus. There is ongoing interaction between students and the instructor. All degrees can be completed entirely online; there are no residency requirements. Online students enjoy the opportunity to interact with a peer-learning network of other students around the U.S. and internationally. From the corporate, nonprofit, government and military sectors, our diverse students reflect the broad applicability of the degrees.

Graduate Leadership Degrees
In today’s complex global marketplace, there is an increased need for leadership skills including critical thinking, managing change, empowering others and problem-solving. Both the online Master of Science in Leadership and Business Ethics and Master of Arts in Leadership and Liberal Studies teach important perspectives and skills that can be readily applied both professionally and personally.

These 36-credit graduate degrees can be obtained in two years of study. Both programs have been recognized nationally with the "Distinguished Credit Program Award” from the Association for Continuing Higher Education.

Bachelor’s Degree Completion Program
Complete your bachelor of science in professional studies degree with combined concentration areas in organizational leadership, computer technology or professional communication (choose two concentrations). These concentration areas provide essential tools for success in today's workplace. Students entering with 60 credits or an associate's degree can complete their degree in two years or less by taking online classes in Duquesne's accelerated eight-week format.

Other Programs
Duquesne University also offers online programs in nursing, pharmacy, environmental science and music. Please visit http://www2.duq.edu/distancelearning/programs.cfm for more information.

Admissions and Application
Apply online at www.leadership.duq.edu/apply. Application fee is waived for online applicants. All applicants must be interviewed by the Admissions Committee or its designates. This interview can be done by phone (or online for applicants outside the U.S., when necessary.)

For Additional Information
Duquesne University
School of Leadership and Professional Advancement
210 Rockwell Hall
600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh PA 15282
Phone: 1.800.283.3853
Email: leadership@duq.edu

URL: http://www.leadership.duq.edu/online_programs/

What Our Students are Saying…
After a full two years of total exposure to the real issues of leadership - from the legal to the humanistic perspective and beyond - I am proud with myself that I made the right decision to pursue this course. I am fully confident that the skills I acquired not only will enhance my professional career at the United Nations, but also have prepared the ground work for me to embark on a new venture after retirement from the United Nations service.
Mr. Abdullah Saleh Mbamba, Master of Arts in Leadership and Liberal Studies, 2002
Director, United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) for Indonesia.

“The online program was a very convenient way to continue my studies while at home in Greece. I chose Duquesne’s online program because I was very satisfied by the performance, the quality and the knowledge that I gained when I first took online courses while I was in Pittsburgh. There is a great communication with the professors and classmates.”
Nota J. Damalas, Online Degree Completion Student
Athens, Greece

”I always felt the need to complete my bachelor's degree and the program was a perfect fit for my schedule. I enjoyed the support I received from staff. I also enjoyed feeling part of a university that has an outstanding reputation. I would advise future adult students to consider Duquesne because the support they receive from people at the university is priceless.”
Phil Pietrandrea, BSPS, ’02, General Manager, Distribution Rail Sales, L.B. Foster Company

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