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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

Northwestern Master of Organizational Leadership (MOL) students develop the knowledge and skills needed to provide effective leadership in public and private organizations. The MOL program combines theory, technology and practical application that can be used to immediately impact your work and those you lead and serve.

Why study organizational leadership at Northwestern?

The Master of Organizational Leadership (MOL) is designed for individuals who want to integrate a Christian perspective into the context of leadership. Organizations are recognizing the need for leaders who possess relevant knowledge and skills necessary to effectively navigate increasingly complex environments. Learners will be equipped with the principles needed to be effective leaders in public and private organizations. Coursework is designed to be relevant and immediately applicable to professional work.

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.

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Program Highlights

  • Coursework can be completed in under two years
  • Flexible learning formats including online or blended
  • Biblically based teaching that provides a unique perspective at the intersection of faith and leadership
  • Development of a leadership philosophy built on biblical ethics and a Christian worldview
  • Access to a lifelong professional network
  • Graduate Certificate in Leadership credits are fully transferable toward the completion of UNW’s MOL degree should you wish to earn a certificate before pursuing a full master’s degree

Career Opportunities

With an MOL degree, you will be prepared for roles in a variety of settings.

What types of work are related to this degree?

  • Churches
  • Community organizations
  • Compliance
  • Government offices
  • Hospitals
  • Human resources
  • Management analyst
  • Ministries
  • Nonprofits
  • Organizational development
  • Quality systems director
  • Recruitment agencies
  • Strategic planner
  • Training and development manager

Note: Roles in some settings may require additional education or training.

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