2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
  
    Feb 22, 2020  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog

Organizational Leadership, MOL (*Added Jan 2020)


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Overview

The Master of Organizational Leadership (MOL) is a fully online, asynchronous degree program that prepares working professionals to assume roles as dynamic leaders. Organizational Leaders lead diverse organizations throughout the United States and around the world. This advanced degree in organizational leadership is extremely important because effective leaders lead organizations toward the achievement of the vision guided by its mission within the boundaries established by organizational values.  In short, effective leaders grow effective organizations and this degree prepares them to do that.  Persons graduating with this master’s degree in organizational leadership will be fully equipped to fulfill God’s purposes as leaders within many business and professional service organizations. The program design has 3 distinct parts: 

  • Understanding Self (6)
  • Understanding Organizations (12)
  • Understanding Leadership (12)

Purpose

The Masters in Organizational Leadership prepares leaders to provide effective leadership by equipping them with practical tools for success at every organizational level.

Objectives

  • Analyze and apply principles of:

    • effective organizational leadership
    • personal leadership development
    • foundational theories of leadership, leadership research, cultural/sociological/psychological dynamics, and alternative models for understanding and leading individuals and teams in business and organizations around the world
  • Evaluate and implement high-quality organizational leadership best practices in the core disciplines of:
    • strategic planning
    • team building
    • change management
    • finance
    • human resources
  • Using the practical ingredients of effective organizational leadership which address issues of organizational systems and activities, formulate solutions to organizational questions and problems within a diverse array of global organizations to improve the organization.
  • Articulate an ethical personal leadership philosophy for a diverse and multicultural 21st century workforce based upon a Christian worldview. Based upon a synthesis of organizational leadership knowledge, demonstrate strong critical thinking, decision-making, presentation, and writing skills.

Admission Criteria 
Graduate admissions guidelines can be found here.

Transfer Policies

Students may transfer in up to six hours from prior related graduate level work, subject to the approval of the MOL Program Director. See the complete transfer policy here.  

Time Limitation 

This program can be finished within 15 months and must be finished within 5 years of the initial start date. 

Graduation Requirements 

Although advisors are assigned for the duration of the program to every student, it is the student’s responsibility to ensure that all requirements for graduation have been met. 

  • Minimum 30 semester hours. 
  • ​Successful completion of the MOL coursework as evidenced by a 2.5 GPA or higher.
  • Student must repeat courses with a grade below a C-.
  • Student must finish courses within 5 years of the initial start date.

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