Master of Science in Organizational Leadership
Alliance University

Program Details

The mission of the Master of Science in Organizational Leadership (MSOL) is to educate current or emerging leaders with a values-based leadership studies program, using a dialogue learning methodology, undergirded with a solid foundation in servant leadership principles, theoretical frameworks, and applied research skills, that provide a context for enhancing leadership and organizational transformation. The Alliance MSOL program is designed specifically for students who wish to work full-time while earning their degree. In addition to a rigorous curriculum, Alliance’s MSOL program offers our students community support, personal attention, and schedule flexibility.

  • Academic Excellence: Design and conduct an action research thesis that contributes to Positive Leadership and Organizational Change. Demonstrate information literacy competencies through successful completion of online courses, ability to access articles from scholarly journals via electronic databases, and ability to accurately document references using APA Publications guidelines.
  • Globally Engaged:  Increase cross-cultural competencies and enhanced awareness of requirements to work outside the US, through designing an expatriate portfolio for an international leadership assignment.
  • Intentionally Diverse:  Enhance student leadership perspectives by engaging in cognitive diversity through a learning dialogue with professionals from diverse organizational backgrounds.
  • Personally Transforming: Demonstrate knowledge, tools, and process that indicate a self-reflective awareness of one’s leadership values, skills, and development needs to enhance leadership potential.  Demonstrate knowledge of transformation through the intersection of Christian values with theories and research on leadership.
  • Socially Relevant:  Selection of a socially relevant empirical-based research topic that contributes to organizational learning and current literature and/or databases.  Using case studies students engage in organizational analysis for the purpose of identifying solutions to increase organizational effectiveness.

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Alliance University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Interview, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV