Master’s in

Organizational Leadership: Professional Studies Degree

ONLINE master of arts in



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Professional Studies

The Master of Organizational Leadership: Professional Studies degree from CLU provides you with a personalized, flexible program so you can concentrate on the practical study of leadership and areas that may be helpful for career advancement. Particularly well-suited for transfer students, it allows you to transfer up to 15 graduate credit hours to create a unique area of interest. Given the emerging workforce needs, this program supports advanced professional skill sets in various subject areas.

program Overview
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100% Online
Program Length
  • Asynchronous format

  • Interactive learning platforms
  • Discussion forums facilitated by world class faculty

Full-time: 13 months*
Part-time: 26 months

*Full-time status (2 courses per term) must be maintained to complete your master’s degree in 13 months.

Financial Aid may be available

Admissions Requirements

MOL: Professional Studies admissions requirements:

  • A completed bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution

  • Submission of university transcripts

  • Current resume or CV
  • No GRE or GMAT Required
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA (provisions acceptance may be granted for GPAs under 2.5)


Online Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership: Professional Studies classes include:

  • Organizational Leadership Elective (5 courses required)

  • Finance and Accounting for Managers
  • Project Management
  • Invitation to Inquiry: Foundations of the Claremont Core
  • Strategic Communication: Building Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Activating the Core: Research Methods
  • Applying the Core: CLU Capstone


Upon completion of your Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership: Professional Studies program, you will be able to:

  • Lead ethically and responsibly in a position of power
  • Articulate and apply the major theories and principles of leadership, conduct analysis, and recommend appropriate change strategies
  • Apply awareness of self and the perspectives of others to lead in local and global contexts to reach common goals
  • Leverage interpersonal and engagement skills to achieve innovative and collaborative resolutions to community and organization issues
  • Assess conflict causes in diverse organizational settings and apply strategies to resolve them


A team of professional educators with a wide range of experience in organizational leadership contribute to your learning environment at Claremont Lincoln University. Here are just a few you may meet:

Career Paths

As a graduate of organizational leadership with a concentration in professional studies, you will be prepared to approach your career from a new perspective. The skills and competencies this degree offers you can apply to roles in a variety of capacities such as:

  • Administrative Services Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Financial Manager
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Medical and Health Services Manager
  • Industrial Production Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Nonprofit Recruiter
  • Church Director
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Many of our graduates have gone on to pursue rewarding careers. Explore their stories of success.