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Admission Requirements

Master of Organizational Leadership


  • No GMAT or other standardized test is required for program admission.
  • Specific requirements for consideration for admission to the MOL-OT program include:
    • Evidence of a completed bachelor’s degree in any area.
    • A cumulative 3.0 undergraduate GPA (on a 4.0 scale) is preferred.
  • No more than two (2) MOL-OT courses, not including OL695, may be substituted with prior coursework. Transfer coursework will be evaluated carefully to establish equivalency of content.
  • Evidence of professional growth and leadership potential (e.g., workplace advancement, project management experience, volunteer commitment and experience, significant college engagement or leadership experience)
  • A commitment to the core values of Wilmington College.


Required Documents

Applicants must submit the following documents to complete the application process. Except for official transcripts, admissions documents can be emailed to or mailed to the Wilmington College Cincinnati address. Official transcripts must be mailed directly to the Wilmington College Cincinnati office, or if they are e-transcripts, they can be emailed to

  • A completed graduate application. Apply online at
  • Academic transcripts: Request that official transcripts from all prior colleges, universities, and post-secondary institutions and programs, including the bachelor’s degree granting institution, are forwarded directly to the Wilmington College Cincinnati office:

Wilmington College Cincinnati
Graduate Program
181 Main Building
3520 Central Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45223

  • A current personal resume that includes your work history.
  • Two (2) letters of reference from individuals who can support your application for admission. One reference should address your leadership abilities and commitment to goals and another reference should be from a current or previous employer. If you graduated within the last five years from college, you can submit one reference from a faculty member or advisor/mentor. Letters should be mailed directly to the Wilmington College Cincinnati office.
  • A one-page statement introducing yourself and describing how the Master of Organizational Leadership Program fits into your personal and professional goals.

Individuals who submit completed applications, and who are considered potential candidates, may be invited to an interview with the MOL Director and faculty to determine final admission to the program.


Admission to Wilmington College is open to international students demonstrating high academic ability. The MOL Admission Committee will act upon the application when all admission documents, including those listed here, have been received:

  • Applicants who have graduated from a non-U.S. college or university must submit acceptable evidence of U.S. degree and/or course equivalency. Applicants must have foreign transcripts evaluated by Foreign Credentials Service of America or World Education Services (WES). The evaluation must state that the transcript(s) reflect an equivalency of a U.S. degree. Fees associated with such evaluations are the responsibility of the student.
  • If your native language is not English and you do not have a degree from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university, you must have a minimum score on one of the following exams:
    • TOEFL, IBT = 80
    • IELTS = 6.5
    • ELS = Level 112
  • Financial Evidence of Support must be provided to obtain an I-20. Before an I-20 form will be issued, students must make satisfactory arrangements for the payment of the first year’s expenses. This can be either the I-134 (Affidavit of Support) or a certified bank statement on letterhead with the dollar amount equal to one year’s tuition, fees, etc.

All necessary documents, including academic records, and proof of English language proficiency, must be received before an admission decision can be made.

The Wilmington College MOL Admissions Committee conducts a comprehensive and individualized review of each candidate’s credentials. Please send questions to