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Duquesne University
School of Leadership and Professional Advancement

Contact Information:
Website: www.leadership.duq.edu
Toll free: 1.800.283.3853
Email: leadership@duq.edu

Online Degree Programs:
Master of Science in Leadership and Information Technology
Master of Science in Leadership and Business Ethics
Master of Science in Community Leadership
Master of Science in Sports Leadership
Master of Arts in Leadership and Liberal Studies
Accelerated Bachelor of Science Degree Program
Bachelor's Degree Completion in Humane Leadership (Animal Advocacy)
Customized degrees and certificates

Duquesne University was founded in 1878 and is accredited by Middle States Association for Colleges and Schools. Member of DANTES, SOC and ConAp.

Admission Requirements:
Graduate program applicants must have a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and two years of professional experience.

Applicant procedure includes an online application, official transcript submission and a letter of interest. Please visit specific degree pages for complete information.

Undergraduate - $581/credit (2007-2008 academic year)
Graduate - $654/credit (2007-2008 academic year)

Special Military Tuition rates for eligible active, guard, reserve and
veteran personnel. Please visit our website for details.

Learning Environment for Students:
Duquesne University's School of Leadership and Professional Advancement degree programs and services are practical, innovative, and flexible and designed for professionals. Staff members are available Monday through Saturday. We are committed to the success of our students.

Online courses are asynchronous; there are no specific meeting times or residency requirements. Students become part of a peer learning network with other professionals from corporate, government, military and nonprofit organizations throughout the U.S. and internationally.

Our online courses are designed to:
  • Engage students in active forms of learning
  • Encourage interaction between students and faculty and among students themselves
  • Capitalize on the experience of adult students
  • Provide a high quality learning experience.
Faculty members are a blend of practitioners and academicians, resulting in a rich blend of theory with practical application. Duquesne University professors are drawn from several schools within the University including the School of Leadership and Professional Advancement, John F. Donahue Graduate School of Business and McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts.

  • Online programs are listed in the Sloan Consortium Catalog of Online Educational. Programs which recognizes high quality online degree programs.
  • Creative Use of Technology Award - Association for Continuing Higher Education..
  • Distinguished Credit Program Award - Association for Continuing Higher Education.
  • Outstanding Leadership Program Award - Association for Leadership Educators..
  • Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic universities.
  • Students graduating from Duquesne University join a network of 73,000 alumni residing in every state and in countries around the world.