Typically, you think of a masters degree in leadership as being offered by a business school. But starting today, a new online masters in leadership is being offered by Claremont Lincoln University. That’s an interreligious university and theological seminary based in Claremont — about 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles.
Claremont Lincoln provost Philip Clayton says they’ve heard from interested students from as far away as Europe and Asia. He says this comes as enrollment in MBA programs is down and companies like Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods are embracing what they call “corporate social responsibility” or “conscious capitalism”. We asked him why Claremont Lincoln is diving into this arena now and what it has to offer that makes this degree unique: