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Masters of Business Leadership


Working with experienced adult educators in the Online and Evening Program, the William Penn University Masters of Business Leadership program is designed to build practical and useful leadership skills. The program emphasizes the development of leadership skill sets to serve the participant throughout their personal life and career. Exposure to a wide variety of real-world issues and situations makes learning interesting and helps to develop strategies for solving problems and leading people effectively.

At William Penn University, one of our goals is to create professional and skilled leaders. Through our Masters of Business Leadership program, we strive to provide students with leadership abilities that fulfill both professional and personal needs. The MBL is offered online and in the evenings.


The Masters of Business Leadership presents the basic challenges of leadership in a series of courses that establish understanding and conceptual solutions to each of these challenges and utilizes contemporary real-world problem sets to assist students in acquiring the knowledge and practical experiences required to apply these solutions to leadership challenges. Experienced faculty members provide constant mentoring and feedback to the student to assist their development and improvement of essential individual and team leadership skills. Teamwork, business ethics, and servant leadership are emphasized throughout the curriculum.

The program focuses on developing skills that have been recognized as absent in many graduate business programs. An effective graduate business leadership degree goes beyond spreadsheets and daily management techniques. It focuses on the development of skills and knowledge required to work with people, provides a framework and strategies for managing organizational systems and performance, and enhance the ability to communicate and disseminate information in an effective manner throughout the business organization. That is the Master’s program you will find at William Penn University.


Laura E. Berstein, M.B.A., Ed. D.

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Penn Activity Center (PAC)

The Penn Activity Center was opened in 2008 on the west side of campus. The facility has a variety of recreational space and equipment, including two basketball courts, artificial turf, and an indoor track. The PAC’s second and third floors have classrooms, biology labs, faculty offices, and the PAC Cafe.

  • Two collegiate-size basketball/volleyball courts
  • 45 yards of artificial turf
  • Locker rooms
  • Office of Admissions
  • Financial Aid Offices
  • Campus Health Clinic
  • PAC Cafe
  • 300-yard running/walking track
  • Science Wing
  • Ware Auditorium
  • Cardio Training Center


You will be taking the following courses as a graduate student in the Masters of Business Leadership program:

  • MBL 504 Effective Business Teams
  • MBL 508 Principles and Practice of Business Leadership
  • MBL 528 Business Leadership Research Methods and Project Management
  • MBL 512 Character-Based Servant Leadership
  • MBL 520 Ethical and Moral Business Leadership
  • MBL 524 Financial Management for Business Leaders
  • MBL 516 Effective Business Leadership Communication
  • MBL 532 Systems, Performance and Organizational Effectiveness
  • MBL 536 Human Capital Development and Succession Planning
  • MBL 540 Leadership and Community
  • MBL 544 Leading in a Global Business Environment
  • MBL 548 Business Leadership Capstone