What will I learn?

This Associate of Science offers the student an introduction to the study of leadership. It will incorporate an examination of the theories of leadership, its styles, traits and myths including the major processes underlying human behavior. Students will explore the nature and responsibilities of the supervisor-as-leader and will cover tools for decision making and career skills involving both personal planning and interpersonal relations such as time management, goal setting, assertiveness and networking. Application of military training and experience to this program will be based on the credit recommendations provided by the American Council on Education (ACE).


Students who major in Associate of Science in Supervisory Leadership will:

  1. Explain the use of motivational theories and principles in leading employees. .
  2. Describe the functions and responsibilities of supervisors as leaders.
  3. Demonstrate the functions of a team as a constructive member and as its leader.

Which department am I in?

College of Professional Studies

Study options

Full Time (60 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$29,520.00 per year
USD $14,760 per semester (Fall/Spring); USD $1,230 per credit hour
Start date

Expected January, August 2022


Hawaii Pacific University

1 Aloha Tower Drive,



96813, United States

Online/Distance (60 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$28,800.00 per year
USD $14,400 per semester (Fall/Spring). This fee is for 2020-2021 year and it may be subject to change in the coming year.
Start date

Expected January, August 2022

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students are preferred to have a 3.0 GPA or above in high school college preparatory courses. High school courses: In preparation for undertaking academic studies at the University, it is recommended that applicants have completed at a minimum the following courses: 4 years English; 4 years History or Social Science; 3 years Mathematics; 2 years Science. Students who have taken the Advanced Placement Examinations of the College Board (AP) or the International Baccalaureate Program (IB) should have the official results forwarded to the Office of Admission.

For international students

Students are preferred to have a high school and should include grades/scores for each subject.

English Language Score:

TOEFL (IBT): Score- 70; TOEFL (ITP): Score- 500; IELTS: Score- 6.0; Cambridge: Score- 169; PTE (Pearson Test of English Academic) – 48; ELS Centers: Level- 110; Duolingo: 95. Application Deadline for fall: 15-Jan.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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