Application Deadlines

  • Final Deadline Summer 2024: May 1, 2024
    • Classes begin May 20, 2024
  • Final Deadline Fall 2024 Session A: August 1, 2024 
    • Classes begin August 27, 2024
  • Final Deadline Fall 2024 Session B: September 26, 2024 
    • Classes begin October 22, 2024


5 Start Dates a Year

  • January, March, May, August, October


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

Application Requirements

If documents have been generated using artificial intelligence, your application may be denied.

Official Transcripts

Submit an official transcript from the institution where you earned your bachelor's degree. You only need to list that school on your application, unless you choose to submit additional transcripts from other schools.

  • If your cumulative GPA falls below a 3.0 please include an explanation of GPA statement. 
    •  You will also need to submit an additional recommender if your cumulative GPA falls below a 3.0
  • 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:

Graduate Admissions Operations
AD Box 102
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 in your own words 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
  • Describe what you hope to gain from this graduate degree


  • Submit your resume of professional experience 



Heather Schmitt
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