Master of Science in Creativity and Change Leadership
Are you keen to take the step towards obtaining a Master of Science degree? A unique collaboration has brought Buffalo State’s internationally known graduate program in creativity to Europe. A combination of on-site (seated) courses based in the Netherlands and online (distance) courses makes this cutting edge program available to those in Europe. After admission you will become a student at the Center for Applied Imagination (CAI), part of Buffalo State, State University of New York. You will start with the graduate Certificate program, providing you with the knowledge and skills to put you in a better position to operate as a change leader. After completing the graduate Certificate program, you can choose to continue with the Master of Science degree in Creativity and Change Leadership.
Business executives consider it the most essential characteristic of leadership in the 21st Century. Psychologists consider it the highest form of self-actualization. Today educators consider it the highest expressions of learning. While creativity may once have been considered a pleasant novelty, today creative problem solving is a 21st century survival skill.
The need for creative thinking & complex problem solving is high and the demand for creativity professionals is increasing. CAI’s graduate program in Creativity and Change Leadership might be the right fit to respond to that need.More about the program
Oldest graduate program on the science of creativity
Full time faculty contributing to seminal research in the field of creativity
Integrated in an international network of researchers, educators and creativity professionals
Want to join in 2022?
CAI’s Master program in Creativity and Change Leadership in Europe is a mix of distance (online) and seated courses. Seated courses are offered in a Summer School of two weeks in the Netherlands. The distance courses are a blend of assignments, working in subgroups and online group discussions.
Once a year a cohort starts in the summer and proceeds through all the courses of the Certificate program together as a learning community.
Timeline for the European cohort starting in 2022:
|Application deadline||March 1, 2022|
|Summer School '22||June 27 through July 8, 2022|
|Distance courses||Fall 2022 & Spring 2023|
|Summer School '23||Week 26 & 27 or 27 & 28|
|Distance course||Fall 2023|
|Elective courses||Fall 2023 & Spring 2024|
|Master’s project||Spring 2024|
* Note that this is a tentative schedule, course schedule may be subject to change depending on enrollments and other circumstances beyond our control.More about application
The program provided me with very important life skills of creativity that can be applied in any situation where new thinking and new perspectives are relevant, and that is almost anywhere. Florian Rustler