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Master of Business Leadership


Working with experienced adult educators in the Online and Evening Program, the William Penn University Master of Business Leadership program is designed to build practical and useful leadership skills. The program emphasizes the development of leadership skill sets that will 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.


The degree uses the following straightforward educational design: Present the basic challenges of leadership in a series of courses that establish understanding and conceptual solutions to each of these challenges; use experienced faculty mentors and contemporary real-world problem sets to assist the student in acquiring the knowledge and practical experiences required to apply these real-world solutions to leadership challenges; provide constant mentoring and feedback to the student to develop and improve essential individual and team leadership skills; and place emphasis on teamwork, business ethics, and servant leadership throughout the curriculum.


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 Master 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