Organizational Leadership

Gonzaga University

M.A. Online
24 months
1160 USD/credit
1160 USD/credit
1160 USD/credit
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Strong, ethical leaders are needed in today’s fast-paced and changing world. Gonzaga’s Master’s in Organizational Leadership equips you with the tools to develop advanced leadership practices through critical, strategic and creative thinking. 

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The central objective of the program is to provide an advanced degree which synthesizes knowledge from diverse fields into a focused yet flexible plan of study that is useful to leaders in all forms of social organization.

The program is designed for the student whose professional goal is a generalist leadership position in a corporate, government, non-profit, or community organization.

The Organizational Leadership master’s degree is intended to meet the needs and schedules of working adults. Required courses in the degree program are offered exclusively on an evening or weekend basis.  The curriculum is dynamic and changes may occur on a yearly basis.

Graduates of the M.A. in Organizational Leadership program are able to: understand the relationship of liberal arts study to leadership; develop effective strategies to be social change agents; develop and enact a leadership approach that acknowledges values and incorporates differences; create and utilize an integrated vision as a leader; understand and analyze organizations from multiple frameworks and, become an agent for productive change; be a knowledgeable consumer and effective practitioner of organizational research; and understand how to form and apply ethical systems within organizational settings.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Organizational Leadership
  • Leadership and Imagination
  • Communication and Organizational Ethics
  • Organizational Behavior and Theory
  • Organizational Leadership Capstone   

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


  • Semi-structured
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
88 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

1. A completed application form

2. A written statement from the applicant which:

a) describes the applicant’s own interest in the Organizational Leadership degree.

b) assesses the applicant’s strengths as a leader and describes what the applicant hopes to gain from a graduate degree.

3. Provides a resume of professional experience.

4. Two letters of recommendation from an employer, professional colleague, or faculty in the studentsundergraduate major which evaluate the applicant’s leadership ability and capacity to complete a graduate degree.

5. Two official transcripts from each college and university attended

6. The official score from the GRE 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1160 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1160 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1160 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1160 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    1160 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1160 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


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