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The Catherine T. MacArthur School offers innovative programs designed to equip students intellectually, spiritually and professionally for roles as local and global leaders.




Our online organizational leadership degree program will help you do more, preparing you with the skills needed to move your team, department or company forward.

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Master's Degree

If you are looking for a fast, affordable and accredited master’s degree in leadership, our program will prepare you for success in today’s global environment.

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Are you pursuing a degree in the Catherine T. MacArthur School? Apply to the Jerms McGraw Second Chance Memorial Scholarship Application . 

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Leadership Programs 




Why Palm Beach Atlantic University?

The Catherine T. MacArthur School will empower you to bring positive change to the world. You’ll take part in a multi-dimensional approach to learning, exploring how to effectively lead intellectually, spiritually and professionally both locally and globally.


Features of our distinguished leadership degree:

  • Flexible. Our leadership classes meet one night per week, allowing you to balance your home and work commitments with your educational goals. 
  • Fast. Our accelerated programs allow you to earn your leadership degree in about 24 months.
  • Personalized attention. Classes are limited to no more than 20 students, which enhances learning and interaction with faculty and other students.
  • Affordable. PBA’s degree program is competitively priced, which helps you afford to follow your career dreams.
  • Rooted in faith. PBA’s leadership courses are infused with Christian morals and values to provide you with a solid foundation for ethical conduct in business.



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Learn From the Best

In the School of Leadership you’ll be mentored and guided by top-notch faculty whose scholarly credentials are matched by their professional accomplishments. Approximately 87 percent of faculty have earned the doctorate in their field. And they are committed Christians who draw from decades of real-world experience in fields ranging from business, leadership and management to organizational development, education, English, religion and writing.

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Launching Brighter Futures

We empower graduates to make the most of their leadership potential by identifying their unique gifts and using them to create positive change in the world. And our exceptional location will position you to forge meaningful connections with Fortune 500 companies, non-profit organizations and government agencies through internships that often lead to full-time positions after program completion.

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Catherine T. MacArthur School Workshops

If you're seeking to improve performance and productivity in your organization, you may be interested in inviting our team to help. The Catherine T. MacArthur School provides engaging and informative presentations for your employees at your workplace. These presentations, offered at no cost, are aimed at cultivating skills and abilities to become a brighter you. 

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PBA awards over three million dollars in scholarships every year.



97% of PBA undergraduate students receive financial aid.



One-third of a recent PBA class had absolutely no debt upon graduation.

Jerms McGraw Second Chance Scholarship Donation

Your donation will aid the University now and help the student who needs a hand up next semester, while it also creates a lasting legacy that will touch future generations.