M.A. in Holistic Leadership

To earn the master’s degree in holistic leadership, students take a minimum of 12 courses (36 credits).

Required courses:

  • HLC504: Introduction to the Foundations of Counseling and Leadership Theory From a Holistic Perspective
  • HLC505: Laboratory in Interpersonal Communication Skills
  • HLC507: Toward Synthesis: The Body/Mind Connection
  • HLC540: Toward Synthesis: Psychological Health, the Search for Meaning and the Wisdom Traditions
  • HLL519: Introduction to Holistic Leadership Perspectives
  • HLL520: Leading Holistically
  • HLL522: Creative Intervention Skills Part I
  • HLL523: Creative Intervention Skills Part II
  • HLL527: Leading System Change and Transformation
  • Two holistic counseling electives

Students also choose one of the following:

  • HLC500: Research Methods
  • HLC508: Developmental Issues in Counseling and Leadership
  • HLC512: Evaluation
  • HLC513: Systems Theory and Family Therapy
  • HLC516: The Psychology of Group Process

With permission from the program director, electives may be substituted to reflect a student’s personal, career and professional goals.

Individualized Concentration

Students interested in pursuing an individualized concentration aimed at meeting their personal and academic goals adhere to the program’s core curriculum, yet choose electives tailored to their focus area. Students who would like to design an individualized concentration should contact the program director.