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Online Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership

Become the leader that others choose to follow. Lewis University's online Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership builds upon your innate ability to inspire others, instilling within you the advanced skills, techniques, theories and perspectives that will enable you to effectively empower and motivate people in your organization. The curriculum is designed with real-world, applicable examples and a Capstone Project is integrated, so the knowledge gained can be directly applied to your career.

Design How You Want to Lead

Lewis' online M.A. in Organizational Leadership program offers five unique concentrations, so you're able to customize your education in order to meet your professional aspirations and become an effective leader. Target your leadership with a concentration in:

  • Nonprofit Management Concentration – This concentration is a unique specialization tailored to offer training in people-focused strategies, tools and skills and ways to apply them to nonprofit enterprises, such as charities, boards and associations.  A master's degree is a valuable asset in the nonprofit world and is often required to move into high-level positions. Students will also be prepared to start their own nonprofit initiatives with this concentration if they wish.
    • 100% online format
    • Complete in as little as in 2 years

Why choose Lewis University?

  • Personalized, flexible education that fits your professional goals, with the option to choose a targeted concentration in Nonprofit Management.
  • Relatable and engaging coursework is based off real-world examples and incorporates a capstone project, ensuring that what you learn in the classroom will be immediately applicable to your career.
  • Experienced faculty who have tremendous industry experience and who share their passion for organizational leadership and the latest learning in a competitive field.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Full admission requires 3.0 GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Provisional admission may be granted for GPA under 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and completion of 9 credit hours in the program with a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • 24 years of age
  • 3 years of work experience
  • Official academic transcripts from all colleges attended
  • Personal essay
  • Two letters of recommendation

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission