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Prepare yourself to become the thinker and leader your organization needs. A master’s degree in leadership development can help you get there. No GRE required.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally 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

To apply for the MLD program, please submit the following:

  • Completed online application
  • Official college transcripts sent directly to us from the college or university you attended
  • 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
  • A letter of recommendation from someone who can assess your professional or academic experience

International Application Requirements

  • College transcripts. Course-by-course transcript evaluations, translated in English and converted to a US grading scale, must be requested by WES, World Education Services,, or ECE, Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc,
  • Official TOEFL scores (We require a minimum score of 62 for the internet based test and 500 on the paper based test). Other English proficiency tests may be accepted and will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis

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
1 St Mary of Woods Coll
Saint Mary of the Woods, Indiana 47876