Master's Degree

Administration in Leadership (MAdmin.)

Enhance your confidence and effectiveness as a professional and a leader with the Master of Administration in Leadership program. This program provides the fundamental theories and skills of leadership to make you stand out and be noticed in your field. You can then customize your business courses and align the program with your specific career goals. This is the advantage you’ll have to get the job you want.

This is an excellent program for anyone interested in developing and enhancing their business acumen.

Designed for Working Professionals

This program is designed to accommodate the schedules of busy working professionals. It offers in-person and online study options. You can opt for weekly evening courses, or five full-day intensive courses. Courses are scheduled at times and in formats that are accessible for students with jobs.

Direct Entry Options

This graduate Administration in Leadership program also offers direct entry for candidates who hold an undergraduate degree in a field other than Business.

This means that completion of the GMAT exam is not required, allowing prospective candidates to expedite their admission process.

Set Yourself Apart from the Crowd

This Master’s degree program develops well-rounded leadership professionals. The knowledge and skills learned in this program will give you an advantage in achieving a leadership position.

Become a strong leader and better attract and retain talented employees. Your organization will benefit and workplace culture will improve.

Graduates of this Master’s program are skilled in:

  • Conflict management
  • Communication skills
  • Process and system design
  • Managing leadership issues
  • Coaching
  • Stress management

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Quick Facts

Program: Master of Administration in Leadership (Course-based) Master of Administration in Leadership (Project-based) Master of Administration in Leadership (Practicum-based)
Length: Master's Degree: 2 years
Offered Through: University of Regina
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Why Study Administration in Leadership at the University of Regina?

Theory is brought to life through curricular and co-curricular activities. Students will learn career-ready skills and knowledge through:

  • Live case studies
  • Guest speakers
  • Simulations
  • International study abroad courses (virtual and in-person)
  • Co-operative education placements.
There were a lot of practical implications that I was able to take back to my workplace, and then use every day.
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Administration in Leadership Frequently Asked Questions

What are some of the courses that Administration in Leadership graduate students take?

GBUS 817 Managing People in Organizations

This course is designed to develop students’ management skills through an exploration of the theory and practice involved in managing people. The emphasis is on understanding individual, team, and organizational factors and the processes through which they influence behaviour and performance, with a view to improving managerial effectiveness.

GBUS 870 Leadership: Theory and Practice

This course covers key leadership/management skills such as clarifying personal vision, coaching, goal setting, conflict management, stress management, emotional intelligence crisis management, process and system design and communication skills. Major competency models of leadership and management are covered to familiarize students with the research and practice of leadership development.

GBUS 874 Cases in Leadership

This course examines leadership issues in both for-profit and non-profit organizations. A major project for the course will involve researching and writing an original case study that examines leadership issues within a real organization.

GBUS 865 Project Management

This course will introduce students to Project Management principles, intended to address the many phases of a project's life cycle. Students will learn to manage projects more effectively using Project Management techniques, through monitoring and maintaining control of scope, time, and costs within a project.

Do you offer scholarships?

Yes! Once you have been accepted as a fully-qualified graduate student with no conditions or holds on your admission, then you are eligible to apply for our scholarships, awards, or graduate teaching assistant positions.

Business Scholarships and Awards

Apply for these scholarships, and more, by visiting our Graduate Awards Portal (GAP), the U of R online graduate scholarship application system.

  • Kenneth Levene Graduate School of Business Entrance Bursary
  • Leaders Council Graduate Scholarship 
  • Levene and Rawlinson Scholarship
  • Rawlco Aboriginal Graduate Scholarship in Business
  • RBC Women in Leadership Scholarship
  • Senkow Graduate Student Research Scholarship
  • The Scotiabank International Award
  • Givens-Smith SEDCO Scholarship
  • Levene Indigenous Pathways Graduate School of Business Award 

All Graduate Funding Opportunities

Visit our Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research website to learn about all graduate funding opportunities including:

  • National Scholarships (including Tri Council funding)
  • Awards to Study Abroad
  • Funding for Indigenous Students
  • Funding for International Students
  • Other Awards and Scholarships
  • External Scholarship Opportunities
  • External Student and Faculty Awards

CRA Lifelong Learning Plan

To help finance your education, the Lifelong Learning Plan (LLP) allows you or your partner to withdraw up to $10,000 per year from your RRSPs, to a maximum of $20,000 over a four-year period. 

The Executive MBA is normally taken full time, the Levene MBA with Specializations, M Admin Leadership and MHRM may be taken full time.

For further information, please see Canada Revenue Agency- Lifelong Learning Plan

Can I study abroad?

Yes! Mitacs Globalink is a student mobility and research funding program in Canada with many options for travel for graduate students for the purpose of conducting research. Some programs are open to all countries and applications are accepted throughout the year, while other programs are limited to partner countries and are call-based.

What Can You Do With an Administration in Leadership Degree?

After completing their degrees, Administration in Leadership graduate students have a high success rate for employment.

The MAdmin Leadership program is popular with leaders in multiple sectors, who wish to develop and advance in their field. Students pursuing their MAdmin Leadership are often already working in business, healthcare, government, non-profit, higher education, and other areas. This degree prepares them for mid- to senior-level leadership positions in their respective organizations.

The jobs that graduates go on to include:

  • Director
  • Executive Director
  • Executive Assistant
  • Team Leader
  • Head of Human Resources
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