Apply to the MLD Program
The MLD program offers you:
- An innovative and interdisciplinary education with diverse perspectives.
- A master’s degree in one year’s time.
- A flexible distance learning schedule, so you can complete your coursework on your own time.
- The opportunity to further your education while maintaining your life at work and at home.
- A degree from an institution that has 35 years of experience in distance education.
In order to apply for the Master of Leadership Development program, you must submit the following:
- Completed application form (online or by mail).
- Official transcript of all collegiate work.
- One-to-two page essay describing your interest in the MLD program, your selected Focus Area, and what you hope to gain from the program.
- Two letters of recommendation from someone knowledgeable of the applicant's professional or academic experience.
Download MLD recommendation forms (PDF)
- Non-refundable application fee of $35 (waived for on-line applications)
Other admission requirements include the following:
- Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university.
- Cumulative GPA of 3.0 / 4.0 or higher on any undergraduate work.
- Cumulative GPA of 3.0 / 4.0 or higher on any graduate work.
- Access to a WiFi-enabled laptop computer with Windows XP/Vista or Mac OS 10 or higher.
- Access to a high-speed (DSL, cable, etc.) internet connection.
Applications are processed upon receipt and acceptance letters are mailed within 30 days. All application materials should be submitted to:
Office of Graduate Admission
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana 47876
Federal law requires college transcripts be sent directly from the originating college where the coursework was completed. We cannot accept transcripts sent or delivered by students.
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