Catherine T. MacArthur School of Leadership
The Catherine T. MacArthur School of Leadership at Palm Beach Atlantic University will prepare students intellectually, spiritually, and professionally, for local and global leadership. Through the development of leaders who make a positive difference where they serve, the MacArthur School of Leadership is a prominent school of leadership expressed through innovation and academic excellence.
Because PBA is located in one of the nation’s premier economic areas, you’ll have access to abundant internship opportunities at Fortune 500 companies, top non profit organizations and government agencies. Those same places often will provide you with a job while you’re attending PBA — and outstanding career opportunities once you graduate. Not to mention our location on the water in West Palm Beach offers you a breathtaking tropical location to live and learn.
Small Class Sizes
At PBA, you’ll get to know your professors and they’ll get to know you and your unique learning style, thanks to small class sizes.
|The mission of the MacArthur School is to TEACH with a Christian Spirit, TRANSFORM the lives of adult students, and FOSTER lifelong learning.|
The bachelor’s program in organizational management is offered through an accelerated curriculum and can be completed in anywhere from 16 to 34 months. You also have the option to complete your degree online.
PBA’s master’s program in leadership also offers an accelerated curriculum and is designed for working professionals.
Choose our accelerated dual degree program and you can earn both your bachelor’s and master’s degrees in anywhere from three years to four-and-a-half years.
You will learn from Christian men and women who are seasoned professors. They draw from decades of real-world experience in a wide range of professional fields, including business, education, English, leadership, management, organizational development, religion and writing.
Speaking of PBA...
“PBA shares the same philosophy as The Breakers when it comes to people. We witness this when we hire PBA students. Overall, they have the talent, energy, great work ethic and crispness to succeed.”
-- Denise Bober ’01, Director, Human Resources, The Breakers Palm Beach, President, Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce