Discover Leadership Identity - Amplify Change Skills - Expand Self Awarness
Today’s leaders face enormous challenges in building and maintaining effective organizations in the face of a diverse employee population, intense global competition and rapid technological changes. The Master of Business Leadership and Innovation (MBLI) program prepares professionals to meet these contemporary challenges by developing their knowledge and skills in leadership, changeand innovation.
Using the adult-learning framework of ACT (action learning, competency-based and teamwork development), this 2-year, 36-credit hour cohort program explores the most current theories and practices on leadership and organizational change—allowing professionals who complete the program to transform their current organizations into more effective ones.
* The essay and interview are critical aspects of the application process as there are only 25 spots available each year and we look for participants who can contribute to the cohort - allowing participants to learn from each other in class discussions and assignments.
All application materials should be sent to the Office of Graduate Education:
Northern Kentucky University
Office of Graduate Education
302 Lucas Administrative Center
Highland Heights, KY 41099
Phone: (859) 572-6364
Fax: (859) 572-6670
Participants take one online and one face-to-face course each semester. Face-to-face courses will meet one Saturday a month during each semester (for a total of 11 meetings per year).
*The end of the second year includes a 10-day international trip
The total cost of the MBLI is $28,950 which includes:
Up to four $6,000 scholarships will be awarded each year. We will send more information on scholarships to admitted students.
NKU has provided me unparalleled self-awareness in my identify as a leader and as an individual. The program empowered me to make pivotal behavior changes to progress both my career and personal life. My ability to identify current state and create action items to attack root causes has been transformed. These skills have allowed me to develop other leaders to achieve their highest potential.
- Arron Joiner