Program Requirements

Hours: 36

The Master of Science in Organizational Leadership program requires successful completion of 36 hours - 12 three-hour courses.

Major Courses

BUS 600Finance and Accounting for Leaders (3)

ECO 655Global Economic Awareness (3)

LGS 625Legal Issues in Organizations (3)

MGT 610People in Organizations (3)

MGT 640The Changing Workplace (3)

MGT 620Managing Information, Technology and Projects (3)

MGT 680Organizational Research and Change (3)

MGT 690Organizational Research and Change II (3)

MOL 600Exploring Leadership (3)

PSY 635Social Influence (3)

RPS 514Spirituality of Leadership (3)

PHI 660Ethical Issues in Organizations (3)

Admission Requirements

Requirements for admission to MSOL are as follows:

  1. A degree from a regionally accredited college or university. Send an official transcript verifying the degree directly from the institution attended to the Office of Graduate Admission, Mount St. Joseph University, 5701 Delhi Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45233
  2. A cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0 or higher, computed on the undergraduate degree courses and additional prerequisite courses taken beyond the undergraduate degree
  3. At least three years of significant workplace experience showing career growth, increasing responsibility and leadership potential
  4. Names and contact information for two references including phone and email address, or two letters of reference
  5. Submission of a one-page, typed personal statement
  6. Successful interview with the MSOL program director or designee.

NOTE: Applications will be acted upon in the order in which they are completed (all required material has been received).  All students will begin in the Fall term.  Two courses are offered per semester (Fall, Spring, Summer) so that the degree can be completed in two years.  Students can elect to take courses at a slower pace, however students must be aware that some courses may not be offered in the desired semester, should they proceed at a different pace than the cohort.  Applications must be completed at least one month before the fall term begins in order to enroll for that term, if space is available.

Program Outcomes

  • evaluate organizational issues from a business perspective to include financial, accounting, economic, legal, and ethical frameworks.
  • apply leadership theories, concepts, and practices to lead and influence others effectively, ethically, and in a socially responsible manner across a variety of situations to include teams, groups, organizations, and virtual environments.
  • lead and manage change processes, projects, and new technologies to increase organizational performance and effectiveness to include problem identification and action research