Rollins Ranked No. 1 in Leadership Development

For the third year in a row, Rollins’ Crummer Graduate School of Business was named the country’s No. 1 master’s program for leadership and organizational development.

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Rollins College’s Crummer Graduate School of Business has once again been recognized for its excellence in leadership development, receiving a third consecutive No. 1 ranking from The recognition is part of’s prestigious Leadership Excellence Awards, which honors the world’s top leadership programs. 

“The mission of the Crummer Graduate School of Business is to produce innovative, responsible, and global leaders who impact their organizations and communities,” says Dean Deborah Crown. “In addition to recognizing the high quality of our degree programs and faculty, this award is evidence of the incredible contributions of our Center for Leadership Development, which is central to Crummer’s comprehensive approach to leadership.”

Leadership is a fundamental theme woven throughout the curricula of the school’s four graduate degree programs. Crummer’s Center for Leadership Development provides students with in-depth leadership training and experiential programming to foster self-awareness, personal growth, and relationship building.

“The business community helps shape our approach to leadership here at Crummer,” says Wes Naylor, executive director of management and executive education. “Our alumni connections and partnerships with local, regional, and global corporations enable us to offer applied learning opportunities that provide our students with valuable opportunities to observe and practice leadership skills firsthand.”

Crummer alumni have gone on to prominent leadership roles with industry-leading organizations worldwide, including companies such as Walt Disney World Co., Deloitte, Apple, BMW, Google, Amazon, JP Morgan Chase, and Siemens.