Master of Organizational Leadership

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Teresa Geuy
Program Specialist
(615) 248-1351


Trevecca’s Master of Organizational Leadership (MOL) is an interdisciplinary degree designed for professionals working in nonprofit organizations, government agencies, businesses, or community-based institutions to further enhance their leadership competencies. This online graduate degree helps professionals in many fields to apply leadership principles to real-world situations. Learners in this master’s degree will examine the art and skill of strategic decision making and problem solving within the political and cultural context of an organization. Working in an online cohort group as well as smaller collaborative learning teams will provide learners the opportunity to utilize technology to test team building and communication skills, a dynamic that mirrors today’s real-world meetings, conferences, and project management scenarios.

How to Apply to the Master of Organizational Leadership Program

Admission Prerequisites

  • Prior completion of a bachelor's degree
  • An overall grade point average of at least 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale)

Admission Process

  1. Complete the online application.
  2. Request official transcripts from each college attended.
  3. Submit a professional resume.
  4. Submit a 500-600 word Statement of Purpose addressing the following topics:
    • A personal statement on why you wish to participate in the MOL program
    • Your current philosophy of leadership
    • Your relevant academic and professional experience
    • Your future career or life goals

    The five-paragraph essay is to be formatted in APA style and should reflect your best writing. For help in writing the essay, see Your paper will be graded on a 5-point scale, and you must receive a minimum 3.5 to meet the benchmark.

All supporting documents can be emailed to or mailed to:

Teresa Geuy
Trevecca Nazarene University
College of Lifelong Learning
333 Murfreesboro Pike
Nashville, TN 37210

Graduation Requirements

Graduates will have successfully completed the MOL curriculum, maintained a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and successfully completed the capstone course.

Program Design

The Master of Organizational Leadership (MOL) is an online, 36- semester hour, accelerated, graduate program designed to for working professionals or life-long learners who may not have access to a local university or who desire to further their education via a Christian institution of higher education. The degree will take two years to complete the twelve courses with learners taking one class at a time. Each course is 6 or 8 weeks in length, and there is a week off between courses. The program is built around teamwork and collaboration with class participants. Learners will progress through the sequenced program as a cohort. This will enable a strong online community to develop as classmates interact with each other over the two year period.

Program Objectives

The Trevecca Nazarene University MOL graduate is prepared for expanded roles within his or her organization through enhanced abilities to

  1. Recognize how personal leadership style, strengths, and skills interact with and impact others in an organization.
  2. Demonstrate Christian values in the role of servant leader.
  3. Connect theories from multiple disciplines to the practice of leadership.
  4. Assess and manage organizational culture, diagnose problems, and lead implementation of change.
  5. Identify and attend to the relationships between leaders and systemic process such as organizational, cultural, behavioral, and political influences on policy change.
  6. Apply knowledge of organizational planning, management of change, oversight of human resources, and leadership consistent with ethical, legal, and regulatory expectations.
  7. Develop constructive means for leaders to communicate, negotiate, and manage conflict in organizational and community settings.
  8. Demonstrate an individual philosophy of ethics, both personal and professional, in leadership situations.
  9. Embrace diversity and tolerance as essential to organizational success, effective leadership, team building, and community partnerships.
  10. Apply theoretical concepts to real-life organizational situations.