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Organizational Leadership

  • Master of Organizational Leadership
  • Graduate

36 credits

required for program

Available online or blended

36 credits

36 credits

required for program

Available online or blended

A graduate degree in organizational leadership equips you with the knowledge and skills needed to provide effective leadership in public and private organizations. This program combines theory, technology, and practical application which impacts your work as well as the people you lead and serve.

Why study organizational leadership at Northwestern?

The Master of Organizational Leadership (MOL) degree is available completely online or in a blended learning format taught both on campus and online. This degree can be completed in as little as 18 - 22 months. There is also an option for you to earn a Graduate Certificate in Leadership after only five select courses.

At Northwestern, you will learn in a Christ-centered environment that challenges you to invest in others as you grow both spiritually and intellectually. You will acquire a unique perspective about how faith and leadership intersect. Our faculty teach a leadership philosophy built on biblical ethics and a Christian worldview. You will also develop a professional network and lasting friendships as you interact with professors and other students.

If you seek to cultivate your own leadership ability and have a passion to serve, our MOL degree can enhance your calling as a leader.

What will you learn?

You will have increasing levels of resource and people management responsibilities across multiple industries - both profit and nonprofit.

Some classes include:

  • Leading for Organizational Success
  • Effective Communication and Leadership
  • Data Analysis
  • Leading in the Knowledge Economy
  • Leadership Ethics
  • Human Resource Leadership
  • Strategic Leadership

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