North Park University - Chicago North Park University - Chicago

Master of Organizational Leadership

Earn Your Master of Organizational Leadership

The Master of Organizational Leadership (MOL) degree prepares individuals to become ethical leaders in a rapidly diversifying and global economy. The industry-driven curriculum teaches you important leadership competencies, including critical relationship-building and decision-making skills that will help you manage the multifaceted and complex process of achieving a desired outcome in your work. From implementing a new policy to motivating an organization around change, you will learn best leadership practices in the corporate, nonprofit, and government sectors.

Program Requirements

13 core courses
5 elective courses
36 total semester hours
Full program requirements

Study In-Person or Online

The North Park MOL can be completed through traditional face-to-face classes, 100% online, or through a combination of formats. Classes are available at our main campus in Chicago or at the University Center of Lake County in suburban Grayslake. Online courses work around your schedule, with no specific weekly class time. Choose the combination of class locations that fits your learning style and schedule.

Online Courses

Faculty Spotlight:
Dr. Catherine Marsh

Dr. Catherine Marsh teaches courses that include Ethical Leadership, Building High Performance Teams, and Change Management, utilizing her own experience working in a leadership role.

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MOL Coursework

Advance your career through professional coursework that includes:

  • Change Leadership
  • Multi-Sector Convergence and Social Responsibility
  • Strategic Planning and Group Facilitation
  • Team Leadership
  • Nonprofit Management Theory and Application
  • Review the courses and requirements for the MOL degree.

Lifetime Learning

We are proud to partner with our alumni as they maintain relevant skills for whatever career they pursue. After completing a master’s degree from the School of Business and Nonprofit Management, you can return to take any business and nonprofit courses—even complete another degree or a certificate—at a 50% tuition discount.

Certificate Options

Graduate-level certificates allow you to add value to your degree in a specific area, from management to finance to marketing and more. You may complete one of 16 business or nonprofit certificates through your elective courses without adding time or cost to your degree program.