"In today's world, working with others and on teams is essential ... You have to be able to work with others today to succeed. Learning to compromise, negotiate and simply communicate well with others was priceless for me."

Communication & Leadership Alumnus '12

M.S. in Communication & Leadership

The Master’s Degree in Communication and Leadership meets the emerging need for a blended approach to organizational leadership.

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About Canisius

Canisius College is the largest private university in Western New York, one of 28 Jesuit, Catholic colleges in the nation, and is consistently ranked among the top regional colleges in the Northeast. Canisius prepares leaders – intelligent, caring, faithful individuals – able to pursue and promote excellence in their professions, their communities and their service to humanity.

 

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What do business leaders really think about flex time, women in leadership and promotions? Ask the tough questions and hear honest answers in this panel discussion with area CEOs.

A Buffalo Women’s History Month Event.

March 25
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