The Ethical Leadership Program at the University of St. Thomas has become the second largest doctorate degree after law school.
There are currently 195 PhD students enrolled in the program, about 30 Masters and 12 undergraduates, a total of about 200 students compared to this time last year. said David Armstrong, president and co-founder of St. Thomas. degree program.
The success of the Ethical Leadership degree program is due to partnerships with local businesses and identities such as the Red Cross, Coral Gables City Hall, and the Association of Government Supervisors.
A prime example of this was when the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce chose the university to revive its leadership classes, Armstrong said.
“They brought it back and actually launched it on our campus, mostly for our ethical leadership research program,” he said.
The University of St. Thomas, located at 16401 NW 37th Street in Miami Gardens, has even bigger ambitions for its ethical leadership program, Armstrong said.
“Our goal is to actually introduce an ethical leadership program into the university, and it will be called the College of Ethical Leadership and Discipline Studies,” he said. “We continue to grow and we want to be the college that people go to, especially to get a degree in ethical leadership. People can be great leaders, but great ethical leaders are It is very important to be