Master of Organizational Leadership


Frequently Asked Questions

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How many credit hours do I need to complete the program?
36 (learn more)
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How long does it take to earn the degree?
On average, it takes about two and a half years to complete the coursework. The MOL program is offered in an accelerated format. Classes meet one night per week in eight-week sessions from 5:45-9:45 p.m. We offer two sessions in the fall and spring semesters and one session in the summer semester.
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What are the tuition costs for the MOL Program?
Tuition is $794 per credit hour for the 2015-2016 academic year for our classes in Davenport.
Tuition is $675 per credit hour for the 2015-2016 academic year for our classes in Cedar Rapids.

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What financial aid is available?
Students may apply for financial assistance by completing a Free Application for Financial Aid (FAFSA) online at As a graduate student, you are eligible for Federal Stafford Loans as long as you are enrolled in a minimum of six hours per semester for Fall and Spring and a minimum of three hours in summer semester.
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Are there any assistantships or scholarships available?
Graduate and departmental assistantships are available for most of our graduate programs. Eligibility for these assistantships varies for each department. To find out more about these assistantships, please contact the department directly. Tuition scholarships are offered for many of the graduate programs as well. There is a limited number available and eligibility varies from program to program.
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What are the admission requirements?
Completed application, resume, two letters of recommendation, and official undergraduate/graduate transcripts, demonstrating a 3.0 GPA.
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Are there any prerequisites I need before I am accepted into the program?
Since the Master of Organizational Leadership program is an interdisciplinary graduate program of study to develop skills and nurture abilities for effective leadership, we do not require a specific area of study, only that you have an undergraduate degree from an accredited institution.
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What types of students are in the MOL program?
Most MOL students are currently working or have had work experience. The MOL program has a diverse set of students who come from a wide range of professions. Because effective leadership is needed in both public and private sectors of business, we have students that come from corporations, government agencies, charitable organizations, and churches, just to name a few. Read a (shortened) list of our top employers
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May I transfer graduate credits from another institution?
Students may transfer up to 9 credits from a regionally accredited college or university, provided the credits carry a "B" or better, the course(s) are determined to be relevant to the MOL Program, and the courses were completed in the past seven years.
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Where are classes currently offered for the MOL Program?
Classes are offered at the St. Ambrose University main campus at 518 W. Locust Street in Davenport as well as at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids.
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How do I find out more about the MOL Program?
Contact Stephanie Gronowski, MOL Program Coordinator, at 563/333-5822. We also conduct information sessions once a month in Davenport and once a month in Cedar Rapids. At these sessions you can learn more about the program, meet a faculty member, and ask any questions you have. Please call to reserve a seat. Online webinars are hosted every other month. 
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