Organizational Leadership (MAOL)

The Master of Arts in organizational leadership equips students to become dynamic leaders by gaining knowledge and experience that is practical, relevant and immediately beneficial in a variety of careers and industries. Students tailor this degree by choosing one of seven specialized focus tracks: health care administration, project management, management and leadership, human resources, entrepreneurship and innovation, crisis and emergency management or nonprofit leadership and management.

Upcoming Start Dates:

Online:
Nov. 1, 2022
Feb. 14, 2023
May 16, 2023

Tailor this degree to your field of interest by choosing one of seven specialized focus tracks: 

  • Health care administration
  • Project management
  • Management and leadership
  • Human resources
  • Entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Crisis and emergency management
  • Nonprofit leadership and management

Program Benefits

  • Complete your degree online in 15-18 months with no residency requirements.
  • Earn your degree while taking only 1-2 courses at a time with all materials delivered to you.
  • Complete your program with a supportive cohort of students who are working toward similar goals.
  • Enjoy the collaborative learning environments made possible by our small class sizes.
  • Learn from faculty who possess the highest degrees in their fields and have relevant and valuable real-world experience.

What to Expect

As a student in Trevecca’s master’s in organizational leadership program, you’ll earn a flexible and diverse degree that you can customize to your interests and career goals. All 11 courses in the program provide information and experience that is practical, relevant and immediately beneficial in a variety of careers and industries. You’ll learn how to enhance individual and group leadership skills, assess the unique culture of a business and make a difference as a servant leader within your organization.

Our master’s in organizational leadership gives you the flexibility to complete your degree with an accelerated or traditional learning path. With the accelerated option, you’ll take two classes at a time and finish in less than 15 months. With the traditional option, you’ll take one class at a time and finish in 18 months. 

Why Choose Trevecca?

Founded in 1901 and a leader in online education for more than two decades, Trevecca has been recognized nationally and locally for providing our students with the highest level of academic quality and rigor. We offer a holistic education focused on the intellectual, social, emotional, physical, and spiritual health of all the students in our diverse student body. As a Christian university, we offer programs that explore the ways faith and education intersect. We are committed to educating the next generation through servant leadership.

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Course Descriptions

Course Descriptions

Get details on all the courses you’ll complete as you work toward this degree at Trevecca.

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Financial Aid & Costs

Financial Aid & Costs

Nearly every student at Trevecca receives some form of assistance in paying for college. Learn all about the affordability of a TNU education and options for receiving aid.

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Here’s a look at the approximate tuition rates you could expect for this program at Trevecca, including the cost per credit hour and the total tuition expense for the full degree program. Please note that rates and fees are subject to change.

Here’s a look at the approximate tuition rates you could expect for this program at Trevecca, including the cost per credit hour and the total tuition expense for the full degree program. Please note that rates and fees are subject to change.

Cost/Credit Hour

$491

Hours

33

Tuition Cost*

$16,203

*$100 tech. fee assessed per course. Books are not included.

Admission Requirements

Trevecca Nazarene University assesses the Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership applicants on the basis of evidence submitted via application documentation. Applications will be processed upon receipt of all required materials. To be admitted into the MAOL program, an applicant must meet these requirements:

  1. Submit an online application.
  2. Have earned a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution, with a cumulative undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale. All hours from regionally accredited institutions will be considered in calculating the cumulative GPA. Applicants must submit one official transcript from the college or university where the bachelor's degree was conferred. Transcripts should be sent by mail or fax to Admissions, Trevecca Nazarene University, 333 Murfreesboro Road, Nashville, TN 37210.
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We offer accelerated or traditional timeframe options, depending on how quickly you want to earn your MAOL. 

With the accelerated option, you’ll take two classes at a time, 100 percent online and finish in less than 15 months. With the traditional option, you’ll take one class at a time—online—and finish in 18 months. 

The accelerated option is ideal for those students with more time to commit to earning their master’s degree. It’s a fast-paced and highly intensive program, whereas the traditional option is perfect for students already working full time.

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Career Opportunities

Our master’s in organizational leadership allows students to acquire knowledge and skills in management, leadership and personal development for a variety of professional pursuits. Our graduates currently serve in fields like these:

  • Business (banking; production; training and development; hospitality; sales; construction management)
  • Technology
  • Ministry
  • Government
  • Military
  • Social services
  • Health care support operations
  • Human resources

The master’s in organizational leadership is a multi-faceted program that equips individuals with the skills needed to lead successfully in whichever career path they choose to embrace.

“Studying at Trevecca has been a journey of self-discovery and affirmation. I’ve experienced personal growth, developed new skills and enhanced my professional competency. I’ve also become a better leader and employee.”

Fernando Almeida Trevecca doctoral student

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