Robert Morris’ Organizational Leadership online masters program nationally ranked


Paul Wintruba

Wheatley Center on the campus of Robert Morris University houses the School of Communication and Information Systems.

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

MOON TOWNSHIP – Robert Morris University’s Organizational Leadership online masters program received a national ranking recently. The online program placed on Successful Students’ top 25 best online Masters in Organizational Leadership degree programs.

Robert Morris ranked 11th on the list and in between Saint Louis University’s School of Professional Studies and Southern New Hampshire University’s College of Online and Continuing Education.

Saint Louis University, School of Professional Studies was considered the best on the list and was ranked No. 1, while Southern New Hampshire was ranked 25th.

The top five schools on the list include:

  1. Saint Louis University, School of Professional Studies
  2. Creighton University, Graduate School
  3. University of Colorado Boulder, Graduate School, Division of Continuing Education
  4. Gonzaga University, School of Leadership Studies, Department of Organizational Leadership
  5. Colorado State University, Global Campus, School of Management and Innovation

The program requires 30 credits with nine credits being core credits that focus on leadership, communication, ethics and follower-ship.

Applicants to the program are required to have a prior undergraduate degree with a minimum GPA of 2.75 and two years of relevant work or other practical experience.

On top of this, applicants are required to submit official transcripts, a current resume, two letters of recommendation and a 750-word personal essay.

The organization prides itself on being able to provide people with “analytical and practical skills necessary to effectively participate in a wide range of society’s organizations.”

To learn more about RMU’s School of Communications and Information Systems and other schools that made the list, click here.

NOTE: This article was previously printed stating that Robert Morris Univerity’s School of Communication and Information Systems received the award. The Organizational Leadership online masters program is housed within the RMU SCIS.