Master of Science in Organizational Leadership


These are the qualities of a leader. The Master of Science in Organizational Leadership (MSOL) will help you develop the skills to assess business challenges, drive organizational change, shape culture, and inspire teams to become the best version of themselves. At the same time, leadership is about discovering and defining your personal sense of leadership and leadership style. You will gain the knowledge and skills that are essential for career success today, no matter the industry.

  • Creative and critical thinking
  • Conflict management and resolution
  • Strategic analysis and data-driven decision making
  • Communication, collaboration, and relationship building
  • Negotiation and persuasion
  • Mentoring, coaching, and delegating

The Master of Science in Organizational Leadership is a deep exploration of organizational leadership from a variety of perspectives. This is where future leaders are made.


Why Walsh?


Attend entirely online or as a hybrid program blending online and on ground instruction at our Troy location. With no GMAT required, year-round registration, and four start dates per year, you can start anytime and finish your degree at your own pace.

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Proven Business Minds

95% of Walsh faculty have real world industry experience in their area of expertise. You will learn from academic business minds who have “been there and done that.”

Personal Attention

Whether you attend online or on ground, you will interact directly with academic faculty and your peers in small class settings. If you choose online, it does not mean you will learn alone.

Lifetime Career Services

Walsh alumni can be found in nearly every Fortune 500 company in Michigan. We have the resources and tools to help you advance your career, find a new job, or navigate a career change with personal attention and experienced staff.

Program Admission Requirements

MSOL program applicants must:

  • Hold an undergraduate degree or higher from a college or university accredited by the Higher Learning Commission or one of the following regional associations: Middle States, New England, Northwest, Southern, or Western.
  • Have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.750 or higher on a 4.000 scale. Individuals with a GPA lower than 2.750, but not below 2.000, will be considered for provisional admission.

Employment Opportunities

Every organization must be poised for change in today’s constantly evolving business and economic environment. Strong leaders are those who are able to strategically guide organizations through these changes successfully and emerge stronger and better positioned for future growth…and more change. The MSOL is designed to enable students to gain the knowledge and skills to truly lead.

Apply today 

Ready for the rest of your life? Apply online or speak with an advisor today. Call the Admissions office at 248-823-1600 or email admissions@walshcollege.edu. Appointments are available Monday through Friday, and walk-ins are welcome on Wednesdays from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.


The Master of Science in Organizational Leadership is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and is anticipated to be reviewed in 2021 for specialized accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).