Organizational Leadership | University of Valley Forge

Organizational Leadership


The Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership program offers deep knowledge of the art and science of modern leadership models. It is a versatile alternative to the traditional MBA in that it focuses on emotional intelligence, leading with Christian values and ethics, team building, organizational psychology, strategic thinking, and much more.


This degree will help students become more effective servant leaders in their field by providing a framework for understanding organizational systems and for developing system-wide strategies. Taught from a Christian worldview, the curriculum and cohort experience equips students with leadership principles and practices that will serve them in their current employment and maximize their future career potential.


All courses in the program are 7 weeks in length. The degree can be completed in as few as 18 months. 

Dr. Gearhart

Through a Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership, you will:

  • Acquire the skills necessary to effectively lead organizations
  • Understand the dynamics of global and multi-cultural environments
  • Learn about organizational behavior
  • Develop strategic plans through implementation

  • Prepare budgets and financial planning
  • Learn about financial management and risk management for organizational decision-making
  • Demonstrate effective use of technology and processes for feedback and implementation

To be eligible for acceptance into the program, you must:

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale
  • Submit a letter of reference from your organization endorsing your participation in the program, or from a recent professor

  • Submit official undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Send official transcripts of credits earned at all institutions of higher education. This program will accept up to six transfer credits of graduate education, depending on applicability