MOL Admission Requirements

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Admission to the MOL Program

Admission to the Master of Organizational Leadership (MOL) program is selective. The admissions process for this Organizational Leadership degree evaluates applicants on the basis of previous academic performance, personal and professional accomplishments and goals, and strength of character. A strong desire to complete graduate-level work in a Christ-centered, biblically-based community is important.

Application Deadlines

You can enter the M.A. in Organizational Leadership program at multiple points in the academic year. You should complete the admission process as early as possible so you will have adequate time to work with an advisor and qualify for financial aid.

Prerequisite Coursework

All applicants to CCU's MOL program are required to have fulfilled a prerequisite course for Statistics.

Review the MOL Prerequisites prior to application submission.

Admission Requirements

  • Complete the graduate admission application online (including essay if GPA is below 2.5).
  • Submit an official transcript that reflects a bachelor’s or master’s degree from an accredited higher education institution.
  • Admission also depends on evaluation of academic performance, and candidates must have a minimum undergraduate grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. Applicants with an undergraduate grade point average between 2.0 and 2.49 will be admitted on a conditional admit (CAD) basis for the first semester. CAD students must maintain a 3.0 GPA or better in their first nine (9) credits to remain in the program.
  • Complete (grade C or better) any needed prerequisite courses. Review the MOL prerequisites prior to application submission.
  • Preferred, a minimum of five years of combined experience in any professional endeavors specific to organizational/community-wide leadership and development. Or, submit a brief admission cover letter to the Office of Admission (500-1,000 words) about your life experiences, specifically:

    • Your employment history, including part-time summer jobs, volunteerism, exemplary athletics, scouting, recognized academic excellence, honor societies, or missions field work;
    • Include key influences that shaped your worldview for better or worse;
    • How you have managed to apply key learnings or overcome adversity, if applicable, and/or contributed to other's well-being, emotional and social development and commitments to God, family, liberty and justice.
  • The Office of Admission reserves the right to request additional information as deemed necessary to make a selection decision.

To submit application-related materials that were not already submitted through the online application, email them to or mail to:

Colorado Christian University
Attn: Registrar's Office/Transcripts
8787 W. Alameda Ave.
Lakewood, CO 80226

Transfer of Courses

Students may transfer up to six semester hours of graduate credit from an accredited college or university. The coursework must be comparable to that offered at CCU and fulfill the CCU master's degree in Organizational Leadership requirements.

International Candidates

If you are not a U.S. citizen, you are considered an international student. Learn more about whether or not you'll be required to submit TOEFL scores, and find additional information on our International Students page.

State Exclusions for Online Students

Colorado Christian University is required by the U.S. Department of Education to be in compliance with state laws regarding where we can offer distance and/or online education. The College of Adult and Graduate Studies at Colorado Christian University offers courses to online students in all states with some exceptions for specific academic programs.

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