12 months
35300 USD/year
35300 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Science in Organizational Leadership from Northeastern University is dedicated to developing thoughtful, strategic leaders. You’ll be ready to face today’s ever-changing global workplace while making a lasting, positive impact on your organization.

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The Organizational Leadership program from Northeastern University prepares you to meet the evolving challenges of today's world by helping you cultivate a personal leadership philosophy.

As the workforce continues to diversify, leadership tasks and responsibilities have become more complex. Leveraging students' interdisciplinary backgrounds, this program combines real-world lessons with an experience-driven learning approach to build and strengthen your leadership capabilities to cultivate, lead, manage, and inspire teams.

You can focus your studies through one of six concentrations, including our new coaching concentration. In your classrooms, you’ll learn from faculty experts who bring a wide array of experiences from careers in business consulting, executive coaching, the U.S. military, and more. And you’ll join an alumni network of more than 1,900 leadership professionals who work at renowned organizations such as Massachusetts General Hospital, Bank of America, the Mayo Clinic, and national universities.

Unique Features

  • Strengthen your skills in our learning laboratory model through role playing, interactive simulations, and consulting for a real-world organization.
  • Study on campus in Boston.
  • Specialize your focus by choosing from six different concentrations.
  • Participate in a Capstone project.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Developing Your Leadership Capability 
  • Leading Teams
  • Leadership Communication
  • Developing Organizational Success through Leadership Development 
  • Ethical Leadership 
  • Negotiation, Mediation, and Facilitation
  • Developing Cultural Awareness 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application
  • Statement of purpose (500–1000 words): Identify your educational goals and expectations of the program. Please be aware that Northeastern University's academic policy on plagiarism applies to your statement of purpose.
  • Professional resumé
  • Unofficial undergraduate transcripts; official transcripts required at the time of admission
  • Two letters of recommendation from individuals who have either academic or professional knowledge of your capabilities such as a faculty member, colleague, or mentor, preferably one from your current employer

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35300 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    35300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35300 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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