Maranatha Baptist University’s Master of Organizational Leadership degree will strengthen your God-given leadership abilities and increase your knowledge of the business dynamics in organizations of all sizes. You will grow in your understanding from an experienced faculty burdened to teach and lead others by their passion to follow God’s calling on their lives.

You will become part of a community that provides a forum to exchange ideas and form connections with other professionals from around the world.

The MOL provides graduate-level preparation for leaders of organizations in different fields, including business, education, and ministry. All content is taught from a biblical worldview and covers subjects such as budgetary and financial management, communication, organizational change, ethics, and human resource management.

Master of Organizational Leadership

Degree Benefits

Competitive Pricing

Our pricing makes the program feasible and affordable. A new scholarship—the Teaching & Leading Scholarship—is available for those employed in full-time vocational ministry who wish to pursue the MEd or MOL. The scholarship covers 60 percent of the cost of tuition, reducing tuition costs to $188.00 per credit hour beginning this fall. Read more about the scholarship.

Regionally Accredited

The Master of Organizational Leadership is approved by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), the largest regional accreditation association in the United States.

Maranatha Baptist University itself is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) under the Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP), an accreditation pathway based upon the principles of continuous quality improvement.

Your degree. On your schedule.

Complete our 36-credit program in 2 years by taking one class a session, or finish earlier by adding more courses. Earn our Master of Organizational Leadership degree, available online in a flexible format that meets the demands of your life and schedule. See our Graduate Catalog 2017-18.


  • MBU 500 - Graduate Success in Online Learning
  • MOL 505 - Theological & Historical Found. of Org. Leadership
  • MOL 510 - Theories & Models of Leadership
  • MOL 515 - Organizational Behavior
  • MOL 520 - Organizational Communication
  • MOL 525 - Methods of Organizational Research
  • MOL 530 - Strategic Leadership & Organizational Change
  • MOL 540 - Strategic Human Resources Management
  • MOL 550 - Budgetary and Financial Management
  • MOL 560 - Organizational Ethics and Governance
  • MOL 575 - Operations and Project Management
  • MOL 590 - Organizational Leadership Capstone Project Proposal
  • MOL 600 - Organizational Leadership Capstone

Graduate Assistant

Maranatha offers a Graduate Assistant program for a limited number of on-campus graduate students. The Graduate Assistant Program has been designed to provide compensation to enable a graduate student to complete a master’s degree. You can find more details HERE.

Available Online

Expert Faculty

Our Master of Organizational Leadership program provides manageable options that are available to you wherever you live and work. As a graduate student, you have access to exemplary leaders. The available online environment provides for universal participation and mutual exchange while allowing flexibility for life schedules, employment obligations, and ministry commitments. Students work their way through the program one course at a time with no residential requirements. The full course of study is designed to be completed in two years, but includes the flexibility of taking breaks and finishing within five years.

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Course Sequencing

CourseSpring A '18
Jan 16 -
Mar 10
Spring B '18
March 13 -
May 5
Summer A '18
May 8-
June 30
Summer B '18
July 3-
Aug 25
Fall A '18
Aug 28-
Oct 20
Fall B '18
Oct 24-
Dec. 15
MOL 505 Theological & Historical Foundations of OL XX
MOL 510 Theories & Models of Leadership XX
MOL 515 Organizational Behavior
MOL 520 Organizational CommunicationXXX
MOL 525 Methods of Organizational ResearchX
MOL 530 Strategic Leadership & Organizational Change XX
MOL 540 Strategic Human Resource Management X
MOL 550 Budgetary & Financial ManagementX
MOL 560 Organizational Ethics & GovernanceXXX
MOL 575 Project Management
MOL 590 Organizational Leadership Capstone Proposal XX
MOL 600 Organizational Leadership Capstone ProjectXX