Application Deadlines

  • February 12th - March Start
  • April 16th - May Start
  • TBA - September Start
  • TBA - October Start

5 Start Dates a Year

  • January, March, May, September, October


To be eligible for the Master's in Organizational Leadership you must have a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university.

Please note: Gonzaga must obtain authorization from each state in order to admit students into an online program.  The list provided here outlines the current status for each state by program.

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Application Requirements

Official Transcripts

Submit one official transcript from each college or university attended.

  • If your cumulative GPA falls below a 3.0 please include an explanation of GPA statement.
  • If you previously attended Gonzaga or are a current student, GU transcripts are ordered by your Admissions Counselor on your behalf. 

Official transcripts can be mailed or emailed to:

Gonzaga University
Virtual Campus Admissions
502 E. Boone Avenue
Spokane, WA 99258-0068

Letter(s) of Recommendation

Provide a minimum of one (two if your cumulative GPA is below a 3.0) professional recommender(s) who can evaluate your leadership, interpersonal skills, critical thinking, judgment, professional practice and your ability and capacity to complete a graduate degree. Supervisors or past professors are great choices for recommenders. Letters of recommendation are facilitated through the online application. Recommendations from family members are not accepted.

Statement of Purpose

Submit an essay that is well written, organized, and no longer than 1,000 words. It must also include the following:

  • Describe your interest in the Organizational Leadership degree
  • Assess your strengths
  • Describes what you hope to gain from this graduate degree.


  • Submit your resume of professional experience. 

Entrance Exams

MAT or GRE Waived:

  • If you have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • You have successfully completed a Master’s degree

MAT or GRE Required:

  • If you have a cumulative GPA lower than 3.0
  • Test scores must be less than five years old


An Admissions Counselor
Call or Text (866)380-5323

Information is subject to change.