Master of Applied Leadership

The Master of Applied Leadership Program

The Master of Applied Leadership Program

Admission to the MAL Program


Admission decisions are made by the Vice President for Graduate and Continuing Studies upon recommendation from the Executive Director of Applied Leadership.

To be admitted into the Master of Applied Leadership Program, prospective participants must:

  • Complete and submit the online application form
  • Submit the $20 Application Fee (checks payable to Muskingum University) or to pay using a credit/debit card, please call our office at 740-826-8038
  • Request original transcripts from all previous higher education institutions at which credit was earned and which corroborates completion of baccalaureate degree with a 2.5 or higher GPA from a regionally accredited college or university. Transcripts must be sent directly to Graduate and Continuing Studies from the previous higher education institution to be considered official
  • For international participants from non-English-speaking nations: submit Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores. Minimum acceptable scores:
    • Written test- 550
    • Computer-based- 213
    • Internet TOEFL- 79

Application materials may be sent electronically to or sent via USPS to:

Muskingum University
Graduate and Continuing Studies
260 Stadium Drive
New Concord, OH 43762- 1837

**While previous academic achievement suggests likelihood of success in graduate studies, Muskingum University recognizes that individual circumstances and experiences may mitigate usual standards of achievement. Students who feel that the admission criteria do not accurately measure their own capability, performance, and commitment to their chosen profession may submit additional or alternative evidence of their achievement and potential.

Any questions may be directed to Executive Director of Applied Leadership, Dr. Robert McManus, at 740-826-8277 or

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