Once you become part of the Gonzaga program, you have an idea that the instructors are trying to sharpen, not only your mind, but your heart and your soul, your identity and the relationships that you have in this world.
– Joe McCool, MA-ORGL
Organizational Leadership Master's Degree
Online Leadership Development Through Gonzaga University: Inspire. Change. Achieve.
The Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership is an interdisciplinary, online leadership degree that combines cutting-edge research from the social sciences, communications, the arts and humanities, and business into a transformative program.
Our innovative online master’s in Organizational Leadership will equip you with the tools necessary to lead in any organization. Learn how to:
Build hope and contagious confidence
Inspire a shared vision
Turn details into action
The curriculum challenges you to expand your ability for creative thinking, innovative problem-solving and inspirational leadership. From your first course you will learn leadership competencies you can use right now and for the rest of your life.
Students come to our Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership from various educational and career backgrounds. In any given class, your fellow students may work in law enforcement, be on active duty in the military, have recently graduated, work for a non-profit, or be seasoned corporate professionals.
The diversity of your fellow students will enhance your learning experience as you begin to see challenges from various viewpoints. In the same way, you will be able to bring views and challenges from your industry and customize your learning to match your goals.
Class Sizes Designed to Facilitate Networking and Interaction
Our class sizes are kept small to facilitate learning, networking within our classes, and student-instructor interaction. Our distinguished faculty are not only exceptional teachers--they are also caring mentors who want you to succeed.
Dare More With the Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership
Our online master’s in Organizational Leadership program develops graduates who are able to recognize opportunity and challenge convention as they streamline and revamp their organizations. With this new skill set, you will be empowered to dare more in your professional life as you confront conflict to get results.
Our graduates hold a diversity of jobs. A small sample of titles include: Product Manager, Senior Financial Analyst, Military Officer, CFO, Vice President, Chief Information Officer, Assistant Chief of Staff, Director of Strategic Planning, Deputy Director, Executive Vice President, Project Manager, Sales Director, Director of Human Resources, Ph.D. candidate and more.
A Top-Tier Education
Gonzaga University has been ranked one of the top universities in the West for 16 years by US News & World Report. In addition, The Princeton Review and Forbes magazine have separately ranked us one of the nation's best universities.
Kiplingers Personal Finance has named Gonzaga University one of the best values among private universities nationwide.
We are accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Schools (NWCCS) and a member of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities.
Why Choose the Gonzaga M.A. in Organizational Leadership?
Flexible scheduling: Individualized degree plans and course patterns
Tailored learning: Research projects customized for specific organizational problems
Expert instruction: Developed in partnership with industry experts and professional instructional designers
Affordable tuition: We offer competitive tuition and financial aid