Master in Management and Organizational Leadership

Move up in your career and become an effective leader through Suffolk’s Master in Management and Organizational Leadership (MMOL).



30 Credits

Career advancement often requires more than technical prowess. Even if you’re proficient in your discipline, interpersonal skills are crucial when it comes to making a favorable impression and successfully forging connections in an organization.

Suffolk's MMOL is designed for graduates of liberal arts and sciences programs seeking to step up in their career and take on a managerial role. Whatever your area of expertise—biotech, education, healthcare, communications, design, computer science—you can strengthen your professional position by adding a thorough grounding in personnel and project management.

While earning your MMOL at Suffolk, you’ll:

  • Learn to lead inclusive and collaborative teams and manage conflict adeptly with innovative solutions
  • Prepare for a leadership role with our industry-focused curriculum and accomplished instructors
  • Participate in client-focused experiences to gain new insights in a real-world context and build your professional network
  • Take courses shaped by the feedback of our Young Professionals Advisory Board, who ensures that our curriculum features the current skills and knowledge needed by managers today
  • Gain tangible interpersonal skills that can be used across sectors, including how to leverage personality assessments for individual growth

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Success after Suffolk

Here's a sampling of recent graduates’ current job titles and employers.

Area Manager
Coordinator of Culture and Operations
Bobbles and Lace, LLC
Talent Acquisition Assistant
Ceres, Inc.
Talent Acquisition
Business Development Representative
Director of Operations
GMA Foundations
Chief Executive Officer
Geleximco Energy Holdings
Marketing Programs Manager
Project Consultant
Talent Development & Operations Coordinator
Boston Brothers Construction
Director of Learning and Development

MMOL Program Overview

The Curriculum

Proving that you’re ready to motivate, engage, and communicate with a diverse team can make all the difference when you’re looking to be promoted to a managerial role. Our curriculum is purpose-built to teach you how to think like a leader and ground you in organizational behavior, negotiation, interpersonal skills, leadership, team-building, conflict resolution, and successful management of people and projects.

Through this 30-credit program, you’ll graduate prepared to excel in a variety of leadership roles, ranging from human resource specialist and operations manager to contract administrator and project coordinator.
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Advising & Other Resources

Our Graduate Student Services team is here to support you every step of the way. From application advising to financial aid counseling and international student resources, we provide a wide range of services to help you get the most out of your business education. You’ll also have the opportunity to participate in professional development workshops throughout the year, as well as lifelong access to all of the tools and resources offered by our Center for Career Equity, Development & Success.

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Applying to Suffolk's MMOL Program

Application Deadlines

  • Fall Semester: June 15 (International Applicants), August 15 (Domestic Applicants), then rolling
    Submit your completed application by July 1 for Sawyer Business School Fellowship Employment consideration
  • Spring Semester: December 1 (International Applicants), January 4 (Domestic Applicants), then rolling
    Submit your completed application by November 1 for Sawyer Business School Fellowship Employment consideration

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Application Materials

  • Completed application
  • $50 Application Fee (waived for students who visit campus or attend an event)
  • Resume
  • Unofficial transcripts of all post-secondary work. Admitted students enrolling in the program will need to have official transcripts, including proof of degree conferral, on file prior to their first class
  • Goal Statement (essay)
  • 2-minute video essay in response to a prompt (Instructions and the prompt will be provided in the application)
  • Reference/Recommendation (learn more)
  • Official TOEFL, IELTS, Duolingo or PTE-Academic Scores (international students only)


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Financial Aid for Graduate Study

Suffolk University is pleased to offer both merit- and need-based financial aid to graduate students—these awards can be up to $20,000 per academic year. Merit-based aid is awarded based on the applicant's academic credentials presented on the admission application. No separate application is required for merit consideration.

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