MidAmerica Nazarene University
Organizational Leadership focuses on leading people and making positive change within a business or company. At MNU, the ideas of valuing people and working together fit right into our call to love and serve others.

The Facts

All organizations function with a variety of people and personalities. It takes strong people skills and leadership to successfully steer organizations. As an organizational leadership major you’ll hone these skills choosing a focus in a particular area such as business, communication, Christian education, ministry or intercultural studies. You will also gain a strong understanding of leadership through courses in strategy, business law, management and marketing.

So what’s required to be successful in organizational leadership? A willingness to work with and lead people to accomplish organizational goals. Real world experience helps. You’ll also have a chance to join our chapter of The National Society of Leadership Success for great networking opportunities.

MNU Business Programs are accredited by the Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.View our outcomes report.

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"I’ve been prepared to lead. MNU is about more than just reading a textbook and taking a test."

Allegra Vieux on Organizational Leadership

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“I love that we use our knowledge, time and service to help the success of individuals that society has given up on.”

Yorton Clark, EdD
Department chair & professor.

As an organizational leadership major, you’ll work with Dr. Yorton Clark on a service learning project at Lansing Correctional Facility. Work with soon-to-be-released inmates and lead money management, interviewing and resume training—you’ll gain valuable experience while serving others.

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Organizational Leadership Undergraduate Program at MidAmerica Nazarene University


We've recently placed students in internships at:

  • Sporting KC Soccer Club
  • Cerner Corp.
  • FedEx
  • Commerce Bank
  • Olathe Chamber of Commerce
  • State Farm
  • Plattform Advertising
Organizational Leadership Undergraduate Degree Program at MidAmerica Nazarene University.


Touching every aspect of organizational leadership, you could become a(n): 

Nonprofit Administrator
Entry-Level Manager
Public Servant

Community Service Administrator
Admissions Counselor
Marketing Manager

Human Resources Manager
Corporate Trainer
Business Analyst

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