MOL Program Information

Admission

Trevecca Nazarene University assesses the Master of Organizational Leadership applicants on the basis of evidence submitted via application documentation. Applications will be processed upon receipt of all required materials. To be admitted into the MOL program, an applicant must meet these requirements:

  1. Submit an online application.
  2. Have earned a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution, with a cumulative undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale. All hours from regionally accredited institutions will be considered in calculating the cumulative GPA. Applicants must submit one official transcript from the college or university where the bachelor's degree was conferred. Transcripts should be sent by mail or fax to the School of Graduate and Continuing Studies Admissions, Trevecca Nazarene University, 333 Murfreesboro Road, Nashville, TN 37210.

Conditional Admission

If the admissions requirements are not fully met, the Master of Organizational Leadership (MOL) Graduate Program Admissions Committee will review the applicant's file and may grant admittance to the program on a conditional status. A student receiving conditional admission must have at least a GPA of 3.0 at the completion of 9 credit hours in the program. If this condition is met, the student will be granted full standing admission in the program and will be subject to the standard program policies. If the condition is not met, the student will be placed on academic suspension. If the student wishes to continue in the program (e.g., because of extenuating circumstances), the student must submit a written request to the MOL Graduate Program Admissions Committee for consideration of whether the student should be allowed to continue under conditional status or be dismissed from the program. If such determination is made by the committee to allow further work under conditional status, then the student must have a 3.0 average after 18 hours in the program. If the student has less than a 3.0 after 18 hours in the program, the student will be placed on academic suspension. Students interested in being reinstated should consult the academic suspension policy.

Probation Policy

Any student receiving a grade of C- or less in any course will be automatically placed on academic probation. The student may continue in the program but must repeat that course with a later group. Once the course that caused the student to be placed on probation is retaken and a grade of C or better is recorded, the student will return to academic “good standing.”

Each student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 each semester to remain in academic “good standing.” If the cumulative GPA falls below 3.0 after the completion of nine hours, the student will be placed on academic probation for the next nine hours of the program. Upon gaining the required 3.0 average, the student will be again in "good standing." However, if the student does not increase the average to a 3.0 during the probationary period, the student is placed on academic suspension. Students interested in being reinstated should consult the academic suspension policy.

Academic Suspension Policy

Students who are on academic suspension may request permission to be reinstated in the program based on a review of the circumstances and information in the particular student's case. If the student under suspension has a GPA of 2.8 or higher, then the student may request permission from the Director to continue in the program.

Students with a GPA less than 2.8, or who have a GPA of 2.8 or higher but were denied permission to be reinstated by the director, may request permission to be reinstated in the program from the MOL Graduate Program Admissions Committee. Requests for reinstatement must be in writing and address the circumstances that resulted in suspension and how the student expects to be successful in completing the program.

If the Director or the MOL Graduate Program Admissions Committee grants reinstatement for the student to remain in the program, then the student will be required to retake courses in the first 18 hours of the program until the GPA is 3.0 or better. After the student attains a 3.0 GPA in the first 18 hours, the student will once again be placed in good standing and may continue the rest of the program. If the request for reinstatement is denied, the student will be dismissed from the program.

Grading System

Trevecca Nazarene University's grading system, based on class work and examinations, is as follows:

Description Grade Quality Points
Exceptional A 4.0

A- 3.7
Superior B+ 3.3

B 3.0

B- 2.7
Average C+ 2.3
*Passing C 2.0

C- 1.7

D+ 1.3

D 1.0

D- 0.7

F 0.0

*Note: A grade lower than a C in a course must be repeated.

Incomplete “I” Given for sickness or emergency reasons near end of a course. The incomplete must be approved by the teacher and the program director. The “I” must be removed within six weeks or the grade will be based on points earned for completed work.
Withdrawal “W” Granted to a student who officially withdraws from a class before the end of day 21 for most courses or day 35 for 12-week courses. The grade of “W” may be assigned by the program director or the school dean in extenuating circumstances.

Withdrawal from Courses

The last day to drop out of a course in progress with a grade of W is by the end of day 21 for most courses or day 35 for a 12-week course during regular business hours. If the student attends/participates after that time, a letter grade must be assigned.

Any student who wishes to withdraw must contact his/her academic advisor immediately to report that decision. Failure to do so will result in the student's earning Fs in the classes for which he/she is registered and not receiving reimbursement.

Withdrawing from a class will result in a graduated refund and may affect financial aid, so the student should contact his/her financial aid counselor. Failure to attend class does not constitute a withdrawal, and students will receive an F if not properly withdrawn.

Withdrawal from Programs

Students who drop out of a group due to an academic issue may continue in a later group with the approval of their academic advisor. The student must be in good standing and the group he/she selects must have space available. Any student withdrawing from a program for the second time must seek reinstatement through the Admissions Committee if a third or subsequent re-enrollment is desired. A fee of $100 is charged for changing groups. The $100 fee will officially hold a place in the group requested but is not applied towards tuition.

Any student withdrawing from an entire program will be governed by the above regulation for the grade in any module in progress and be given a grade of W for any subsequent modules for which registration has been completed. Any refund of tuition or fees will be governed by the Refund Policy which appears in the financial information section of this catalog.

Any student who wishes to withdraw must contact his/her academic advisor immediately to report that decision. Failure to do so will result in the student's earning Fs in the classes for which he/she is registered and not receiving reimbursement.

Technology Usage

Students will complete coursework online and will need to have convenient and reliable Internet access for the duration of the program. Students must have access to the Microsoft Office programs: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Tuition and Fees

Tuition $401 per credit hour
Technology fee
$50 per course
MOL investment $13,783

*Some additional fees may apply, such as the purchase of textbooks, supplemental course materials, and assessments.

Graduation Requirements

  1. Successful completion of the approved MOL curriculum with a minimum of 33 graduate semester hours of coursework.
  2. A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher in the program. Any course receiving a grade of lower than a C- must be repeated.
  3. Successful completion of the capstone course with a minimum grade of B-.
  4. Candidates for a master's degree must signify their intent to complete the requirements by submitting a completed application for graduation form. The form must be received by the date specified under Graduate Academic Policies.
  5. Payment of all tuition and fees.