Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership

  • Affordable tuition: $14,025
  • Estimated completion: 18 months
  • No GRE/GMAT required
  • Start dates

The business world is rapidly changing, and old models of organizational leadership are being replaced with new, more positive ways to mobilize people and resources. According to a 2012 study by the American Psychological Association, 93% of employees are more motivated to do their best when they feel valued by their employer.

The Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership at the University of Valley Forge prepares individuals to be 21st-century leaders in a wide variety of fields, with a focus on organizational systems and the development of system-wide strategies.

Why attend the University of Valley Forge for your online Master’s in Organizational Leadership degree?

The University of Valley Forge (UVF) is especially committed to equipping ethical and authentic business professionals because of its Christ-centered philosophy. While other universities offer Organizational Leadership programs with a focus on organizational systems, UVF’s online program is taught from a Christian worldview, with special emphasis placed on the knowledge, skills, attitudes and values involved in servant leadership.


Learn to solve real-world organizational challenges.

The online Master’s in Organizational Leadership program can teach you how to inspire commitment from your employees and launch effective strategies to facilitate organizational change. More specifically, you will ideally learn to maneuver your organization through complex business environments, lead multidisciplinary teams and manage change in a way that takes into consideration the needs of all organizational stakeholders. You can also learn how to accurately analyze and effectively implement different leadership models in your organization.

The curriculum and cohort experience is taught from a Christian worldview, and the learning outcomes for this course include:


  • Written communication skills, including presentations and academic research on organizational leadership topics
  • Familiarity with the way information technologies impact future decision making and strategic thinking
  • A personal philosophy of servanthood, integrity, ethics, and leadership grounded in a Judeo-Christian worldview and values system
  • An understanding of personal leadership style and how to work more effectively as a team
  • The ability to assess various leadership models and how those models impact an organization
  • The leadership knowledge, capabilities, and characteristics to affect positive change in the church or marketplace
  • An understanding of strategic analysis and implementation, especially as it relates to leading culturally diverse teams


Students must complete 13 separate courses, papers, and guided individual projects, for a total of 33 credits, in order to attain their master’s degree in this subject. These program requirements include:

  1. MOL 500: The Effective Organization (3 credits)
  2. MOL 501: Foundations in Leadership (3 credits)
  3. MOL 505: Human Resource Leadership (3 credits)
  4. MOL 511: Leadership/Ethics Branding Project (1 credit)
  5. MOL 515: Information and Knowledge Leadership (3 credits)
  6. MOL 512: Organizational Analysis Project (1 credit)
  7. MOL 611: Systems Development Project (1 credit)
  8. MOL 620: Communications, Marketing and Community Relations (3 credits)
  9. MOL 625: Finance for the Non-Financial Manager (3 credits)
  10. MOL 630: Strategic Leadership1: Introduction (3 credits)
  11. MOL 635: Strategic Leadership 2: Organizational Design and Development (3 credits)
  12. MOL 640: Critical Issues for Leading People (3 credits)
  13. MOL 690: Capstone Paper- Organizational Analysis (3 credits)

Explore career outcomes for an accredited Master’s in Organizational Leadership degree program.

As a graduate of this organizational management degree, you can use your degree to achieve employment as a:

  • Chief executive officer
  • Chief financial officer
  • Chief information officer
  • Computer and information systems manager
  • Corporate recruiter
  • Director of compliance
  • Director of strategic planning
  • Health services manager
  • Management analyst
  • Medical and health services manager
  • Operations manager
  • Organizational development consultant
  • Strategic planner
  • Talent manager
  • Training and development manager
  • Vice president of human resources

Interested in earning your Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership degree?

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