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All students must complete the core requirements in leadership (27 credits), and research (6 credits), an experiential learning requirement (3 credits) for a total of 36 semester hours.
You are strongly advised to plan your graduate study by meeting with your advisor. This semester/session course planning guide is not set in stone; changes will take place depending on enrollment and other factors. Courses are only offered once a year. You must take some courses during the winter and summer sessions.
|* Hybrid: Traditional classroom meetings on a non-standard schedule plus online.
** Internship: Custom designed for recent bachelor degrees.
*** Observational Study: Custom designed for experienced professionals.
|A. Core Requirements in Leadership: 27 credits|
|MLS 501 Holistic Leadership (3 cr.)||Fall||Online|
|MLS 510 Studies in Leadership Communication (3 cr.)||Fall||Traditional|
|MLS 511 Systems, Change & the Dynamics of Complexity (3 cr.)||Spring||Hybrid* or Online|
|MLS 515 Leadership Analysis, Thinking, and Planning (3 cr.)||Spring||Individualized Appointments|
|MLS 537 Leading and Learning in Groups (3 cr.)||Fall||Traditional|
|MLS 581 Leadership Ethics (3 cr.)||Fall||Traditional or Hybrid*|
|MLS 538 Brokering Alliances and Networks (3 cr.)||Winter||Online|
|MLS 552 Program Evaluation and Grant Writing (3 cr.)||Summer||Online|
|MLS 580 Seminar in Public Policy (3 cr.)||Spring||Hybrid*|
|B. Research Requirements: 6 credits|
|MLS 585 Research Methods and Writing (3 cr.)||Spring||Online|
|MLS 590 Master Thesis (3 cr.)||Summer||Individualized Appointments|
|C. Experiential Requirement: 3 credits|
|MLS 591 Applied Leadership Internship (3 cr.) **||Anytime||Arranged with Advisor|
|MLS 592 Applied Leadership Observational Study (3 cr.)***||Anytime||Arranged with Advisor|
For more information about the leadership program at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact
Dr. Sue Catana, Coordinator