Service Leadership & Innovation MS
The Master of Science degree in Service Leadership & Innovation prepares students to transform themselves into leaders of tomorrow. Success in today's global economy requires organizations to have visionary leadership, a 360-degree view of the customers, and the ability to formulate and execute strategic initiatives. Service Leadership & Innovation is a one-of-a-kind program that prepares professionals to transform their organization by using innovation to drive measureable outcomes. Our graduates anticipate the future and see opportunities to positon their organizations - and themselves - to reach new levels of success in a constantly changing world.
- Master of Science
- Approximately 30 students currently enrolled.
Cooperative Education & Experiential Education Component
- Not required
Salary InformationCo-op: $13.92 $10.00 - $22.00
Student Skills & Capabilities· Students develop competencies in effective leadership practices to allow them to transform organizations through innovative methods of thinking, problem solving through teams, and envisioning the future.
Nature of WorkVaries by service sector but can oversee operations of any organization. Graduates are positioned to lead employees and their industries to new levels of success by seeing, developing and capitalizing on opportunities others miss.
(Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics O.O.H.)
Training / QualificationsCandidates need a combination of education and several years of related work experience to become a manager. Although a bachelor's degree is sufficient for most positions, some jobs require a master's degree. Candidates should have strong interpersonal skills. (Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics O.O.H.)
Job TitlesVP of Diversity & Inclusion, Account Manager, General Manager, Sales Manager, VP of Operations, Manager of Student Services, City Administrator, Manager of Giving, Venture Development Manager, Analyst.
- Potential areas of specialization: Higher Education Potential employers of Service Leadership and Innovation graduates include: Service Leadership professionals are employed in nearly all industries: Financial, Hotel, Manufacturing, Hospitals, etc.
- Federal government agencies including: Department of Labor, Employment Security Commission, Bureau of Labor
- Local and state government agencies, Consulting firms
Selected Employer Hiring PartnersExcellus BC/BS, The Bonadio Group, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, The Pike Company, Lidestri Foods, ProCredit Bank, M&T Bank, Paychex, RIT, Coopervision, Bryant & Stratton, Microsoft, Partners & Napier, Finger Lakes Community College, Culinary Institute of America, Constellation Brands, Marriott International, Siewart Equipment, City of Rochester, Wegmans, Rochester Philharmonic, Hi Tech Rochester.
Contact UsWe appreciate your interest in your career and we will make every effort to help you succeed. Feel free to contact Lisa Monette, the career services coordinator who works with the Service Leadership & Innovation program. You can access information about services through our web site at https://www.rit.edu/careerservices.
Rochester Institute of Technology. Office of Career Services and Cooperative Education
Bausch & Lomb Center. 57 Lomb Memorial Drive. Rochester NY 14623-5603