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MASTER OF ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP

START DATE: March 12

Developing Leaders in Business,
Ministry, Nonprofits, & Education

100% Online

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 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, nonprofits, 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.

The available online environment provides for universal participation and mutual exchange while allowing flexibility for life schedules, employment obligations, and ministry commitments.

MOL REQUEST INFORMATION

Learn more about our
Teaching and Leading
Scholarship available to
graduate students employed
in full-time vocational ministry.

Developing Leaders in Business,
Ministry, Nonprofits, & Education

100% Online

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 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, nonprofits, 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.

The available online environment provides for universal participation and mutual exchange while allowing flexibility for life schedules, employment obligations, and ministry commitments.

Learn more about our
Teaching and Leading
Scholarship available to
graduate students employed
in full-time vocational ministry.

MOL REQUEST INFORMATION

PROGRAM OPTIONS

PROGRAMS

Master of Organizational Leadership
36 credit hours | 12 courses | 2 years to complete

Organizational Leadership Certificate
18 credit hours | 6 courses | 1 year to complete

REQUIRED COURSES

MBU 500 – Graduate Success in Online Learning (0 credits)
MOL 505 – Theological & Historical Found. of Org. Leadership (3 credits)
MOL 510 – Theories & Models of Leadership (3 credits)
MOL 515 – Organizational Behavior (3 credits)
MOL 520 – Organizational Communication (3 credits)
MOL 525 – Methods of Organizational Research (3 credits)
MOL 530 – Strategic Leadership & Organizational Change (3 credits)
MOL 540 – Strategic Human Resources Management (3 credits)
MOL 550 – Budgetary and Financial Management (3 credits)
MOL 560 – Organizational Ethics and Governance (3 credits)
MOL 575 – Operations and Project Management (3 credits)
MOL 590 – Organizational Leadership Capstone Project Proposal (3 credits)
MOL 600 – Organizational Leadership Capstone (3 credits)

Total Required Credits: 36

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Advance Your Career

Degree Benefits
  • Strengthen God-honoring servant leadership
  • Open doors to new career opportunities
  • Year-round online courses with six start dates per year
  • Competitive pricing
  • Scholarship available for those in full-time Christian ministry
  • Regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Career Opportunities
  • HR Management
  • Ministry Leadership
  • Consulting
  • Research in Training and Development
  • Federal, state, and local government administration

Some careers and employment positions require specialized training or additional certificates and licenses. If you are pursuing a certification or endorsement through a state or alternative accrediting agency (such as AACS or ACSI), please contact that organization to verify that this program meets the specified requirements.

FAQS

How much does the program cost?

You can find tuition and fee listings HERE under Finances. Payment for each session is due one week before class begins.

Are there any scholarships available?

Yes! You can apply for the Teaching & Leading Scholarship, available to those in full-time Christian ministry – including homeschooling parents.

What financial aid is available?

The Financial Aid Office can help you figure out what is available for you. For assistance, call 1-800-622-2947, and ask for extension 2318 or email financialaid@mbu.edu.

What is a guest student?

A guest student is one who has been approved to take credits without fully enrolling in the program.

When can I start?

We have new courses beginning every 8 weeks, even during summer. You may start anytime. Check out the dates for online courses.

What if I started a program somewhere else?

Send us your transcripts along with your application. We allow up to 6 credits to be transferred if they match the course descriptions for our courses.

Does this graduate program lead to accreditation, certification, or licensing?

Some careers and employment positions require specialized training or additional certificates and licenses. If you are pursuing a certification or endorsement through a state or alternative accrediting agency (such as AACS or ACSI), please contact that organization to verify that this program meets the specified requirements.

Featured Courses

Theological & Historical Found. of Org. Leadership
Organizational Behavior
Organizational Communication
Methods of Organizational Research
Strategic Leadership & Organizational Change
Operations and Project Management
Organizational Leadership Capstone

Meet

Your

Faculty

DR. JEFF DROST

DR. JEFF DROST

Org. Leadership
Program Director, Professor

Credentials

PhD in Org. Leadership, Regent University
MS in Banking, University of Wisconsin – Madison
MS in Management, Cardinal Stritch University
BS in Management, Cardinal Stritch University

DR. TRACY FOSTER

DR. TRACY FOSTER

Finance
Dean, Professor

Credentials

DBA in Accounting, Walden University
MBA in Organization & Management, Syracuse University
BSBA in Accounting, Montana State University – Billings

DR. KEVIN MONTNEY

DR. KEVIN MONTNEY

Human Resources
Professor

Credentials

JD, Thomas M. Cooley Law School
BS in Recreation Management, Arizona State University

DR. LEO CARLSON

DR. LEO CARLSON

Management
Professor 

Credentials

PhD in Business Administration & Business Intelligence, Capella University
MS in Information Security, Capella University
BS in Information Technology, Kaplan University

DR. JUDITH LEARY

DR. JUDITH LEARY

Administration
Professor

Credentials

PhD in Higher Education Administration (Bowling Green State University)
MS in Criminal Justice (Bowling Green State University)
MA in Ministry (Piedmont International University)
BS in Radio & Television Broadcasting (Bob Jones University)

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