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Master of Arts in Business Communication and Leadership in Executive Influence Online

Effective leadership is not about giving orders from above, it is about fostering a strong connection between executives and frontline staff, and ensuring the vision is aligned among all. Learn to apply best-in-class leadership practices while staying tuned in to your business needs.

Tuition: $15,000

Duration: 10 months

Credit hours: 30


Transform your leadership style to expand your positive impact

In today’s age, it’s crucial for executives to have a meaningful presence among the very people who contribute to their goals and aspirations. The Master of Arts in Business Communication and Leadership – Executive Influence program empowers you with advanced knowledge to become an influential leader who drives positive change. We understand that leadership is not just about giving orders, but about building relationships, inspiring others, and creating a collaborative environment where everyone’s voices are heard and valued.

Throughout the program, we will delve into the art of executive influence, exploring topics such as effective communication, persuasive storytelling, emotional intelligence, and fostering a culture of trust and respect. You will learn practical strategies and techniques to engage and motivate your team, while also honing your own personal leadership style.

Potential career opportunities:

  • C-suite executive
  • Corporate leader
  • Business consultant
  • Director-level staff
  • International affairs liaison


We offer competitive tuition that is among the most affordable

We understand finances are an important factor in considering your higher education options. Our online programs are competitively priced and can be paid by the course for added flexibility.

Tuition rates listed apply to the 2024-2025 academic year. More detailed information about tuition and financial aid can be found here.

Program: MA in Business Communication and Leadership – Executive Influence
Per credit hour: $500
Per course: $1,500
Per Program: $15,000

Financial aid

Financial aid is available to those who qualify and who are U.S. citizens. Complete the Free
Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at

Edgewood College Federal School Code: 003848

Contact us:
Phone: 608.663.4300
Fax: 608.663.3495
Mailing address: 1000 Edgewood College Dr. Madison, WI 53711

Check our next apply dates

Our online programs are designed to fit your schedule. Find your ideal start date below.

7-Week Format


Start Date  

Application Deadline 
Fall I  8/26/24 8/12/24
Fall II  10/21/24 10/7/24
Spring I 1/21/25 1/7/25
Spring II 3/10/25 2/24/25

Course registration is due the day before courses begin for each term.

Our admissions criteria is designed to showcase your best.
  1. Completed graduate application.
  2. Official transcripts reflecting completion of a baccalaureate or more advanced degree from a United States regionally accredited or equivalent post-secondary institution with a cumulative grade point average of at least a 2.5 on a 4.0 scale or a 2.5 GPA in the last 60 credits. Students who do not meet the 2.5 GPA requirement may still be considered for conditional admissions.
Draw out your natural leadership style in our courses

To complete the MA in Business Communication and Leadership – Executive Influence online program, students must complete 30 credit hours of coursework.



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