Master of ScienceOrganizational Leadership

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Why Choose Our Program?

Jacksonville University's Master of Science in Organizational Leadership (MSOL) degree blends business, communication, and social sciences, with an emphasis on management and leadership. Our program is an alternative to the traditional Master of Business Administration (MBA), with a key difference — organizational leadership foregoes some of the intense quantitative studies of economics and finance in favor of human resources and leadership theory. The MSOL degree has been called "the business degree for non-business majors," as it is well-suited to skilled professionals who want to develop their management knowledge and abilities. Our program:


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About Our Program

Foundational Courses

This course is required for candidates who do not have one semester of undergraduate economics or equivalent to.

  • ECON 509* - Essentials of Economics
  • ACCT 509** - Essentials of Accounting
  • DSIM 509** - Essentials of Quantitative Methods
  • FIN 509** - Essentials of Finance

* May substitute one semester of undergraduate Economics.
** May take higher-level discipline course as a substitute.

MSOL Program Courses

The Master of Science in Organizational Leadership covers courses in Global Strategy and Policy, Legal and Ethical Environment of Business, Teamwork and Organizational Change, Strategic Human Resource Management, and more. For the full curriculum, please visit the course catalog.

Student Outcomes

Students earning this degree go on to earn job titles such as Human Resources Manager or Executive Director. Graduates of this degree field report their job satisfaction as high, with the average salary of this degree being $72,311 per year, reported by Payscale. 

AdmissionsHow to Apply

  • Completed JU Application
  • Unofficial Transcripts for Degree Most Recently Conferred (Undergraduate-Bachelor’s or Graduate)
  • Students with a GPA under 3.0 will be considered based on a holistic individual assessment that may require extra documentation. 

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Phone: (904) 256-7196

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