Jul 22, 2024  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Organizational Leadership, MOL

The Master of Organizational Leadership (MOL) is an advanced leadership program  that explores organizational change, conflict resolution, training and development, the development of teams, and employee engagement and morale.

The Anderson University Master of Organizational Leadership is unique as it is an advanced management program which emphasizes an integration of the business disciplines within a Christian framework. It is designed for students with an undergraduate degree either in business or in a non-related field. Thirty hours are required for graduation.

The program is offered in two delivery systems: some courses are offered in a classroom based setting, and all courses are offered online. In each delivery the course content is the same and the design of the program is specifically geared for the working professional. 

Anderson University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs to offer the Master of Business Administration (MBA).


Time to Graduate

Students can complete the Master of Organizational Leadership program in as little as 12-16 months. 


Program Mission Statement: 

The Anderson University Graduate Business Programs produces professionally-prepared graduates through courses that integrate the Christian faith with business concepts. The College of Business fulfills the University’s mission by challenging the students in an atmosphere of sound professional ethics which affirm biblical teachings in a secular business world.  The degree is designed to allow graduates to satisfy goals such as professional development, career advancement, personal growth, or job mobility. 


Advisory Board

The Anderson University graduate programs are advised by a board of business executives to ensure the rigor of the program in presenting cutting edge business strategies to our students. The Advisory Board evaluates all courses in the program on a regular rotation to ensure course content is in line with current practices utilized by business executives, and presented in a manner to advance the student’s skillset. For a list of the current Advisor Board members, please see the MBA/MOL Handbook.


International Business Research Center (IBRC)

Anderson University’s partnership with the IBRC provides an advanced, international standard for business research. IBRC research initiative includes three main themes:

  1. Ethics and behavior nucleus
  2. Efficiency nucleus
  3. Leadership nucleus


Student Requirements

For the MBA / MOL Academic Integrity, Good Academic Standing, and Attendance policies, please see the Student Handbook: https://andersonuniversity.edu/cobgraduatehandbook.



  • Submit a “College of Business Graduate Studies Admission Application” with the non-  refundable application fee (https://link.andersonuniversity.edu/apply/).
  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally or nationally accredited institution of higher learning.
  • Appropriate cumulative college GPA (2.75) or GMAT score exceeding 510.
  • Have previous relevant work experience. If a student is lacking this experience the student may satisfy this requirement by completing an internship or working while in the MBA program.
  • International Students: If English in not the student’s first language, minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper), 220 (computer) or 75 (internet) will be required, and proof of current Visa for International students. International candidates will need to have an interview via Zoom with the director of the MBA/MOL program before being accepted. Anderson University does provide the appropriate US student visas to those coming to study on campus.  International students receiving their undergraduate degrees from institutions abroad must submit their transcripts to be evaluated by WES, who will then transmit the results to Anderson University.

The application form and other requisite information as noted should be submitted to the Graduate Admission Office as soon as possible due to the competitive nature of the program. All applications are initially screened by the Associate Dean of Business and students will be informed in writing of their admission status.


International Students

International students who are accepted into the Anderson University MBA program and receive a US I-20 student visa are required to comply to US Homeland Security law. In particular, these students must enroll in at least one seated format course each session, and maintain a minimum of 6 credits per semester. Second, students are not allowed to work off campus but are allowed to work on-campus up to a maximum of 20 hours per week. International students are allowed to pursue an internship program that allows them to work off campus as part of their studies. International students who are accepted must purchase health insurance. For more information please visit: https://andersonuniversity.edu/admission/international


Transfer Students

Students may transfer up to 6 hours of graduate credits from other regionally or nationally accredited institutions. These courses must have been taken within the last six years. Each transferred course must carry a grade of B or better. A “Request for Transfer Graduate Course Credit” form should be completed prior to the student’s enrollment in the MBA Program.


Non-degree Seeking Students

Applicants who desire to take a limited number of courses, but are not seeking a degree from Anderson University may be admitted with temporary status and as such are limited to three courses or nine hours. Separate admission procedures for Non-Degree status are as follows:

  • Application form indicating non-degree status: https://link.andersonuniversity.edu/apply/; Including the application fee. 
  • Official transcripts will be required from school where undergraduate degree was conferred and, when appropriate, transcripts from all other colleges attended. If a non-degree seeking student wishes to apply who has not attended an undergraduate school but has adequate work experience, then their high school transcripts will be required. 
  • If English is not the student’s first language, minimum TOEFL score of 560 (paper), 220 (computer) or 75 (internet) is required if English is not the student’s first language, and proof of current Visa for International students. International MBA candidates will need to have an interview via Zoom with the director of the MBA program before being accepted.



For admission to graduate, the student must satisfy the following:

  1. Complete all 30 hours of graduate work.
  2. Have a GPA of 3.00 or higher on all graduate courses; with no Incomplete, D, or F grades in program required courses.
  3. File a “Graduation Application” form following guidelines from the Registrar’s Office.